Toll-Free Information Lines
- Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral Service
- Crisis Line Association of BC Mental Health Information Line
- Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
- Problem Gambling Help Line
Lower Mainland: (604) 660-9382
This service is available to people across B.C. needing help with any kind of substance abuse issues 24 hours a day. It provides information and referral to education, prevention and treatment services and regulatory agencies.
Phone Number 310-6789 (no area code needed)
Mental Health and Information Line 310-6789 is a provincial line. Answered 24/7/365 it provides empowering emotional support, information on appropriate referral options and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns. See Here to Help website for more information.
Lower Mainland: (604) 875-2084
A resource for children, youth and families related to mental health and substance use issues located at the BC Children’s Hospital site. The Centre provides:
- A one stop system navigation, information and resource hub for children, youth and families
- Assistance from a professional and a parent / youth peer support worker from the F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids’ Mental Health
- Peer support and resources on eating disorders for all ages
- Options for treatment and support in BC
- Tips for self-help and prevention
- Free educational events for families, educators and healthcare professionals
Online resources on child youth mental health and substance use from www.keltymentalhealth.ca
Anywhere in BC: 8-1-1
TTY (Deaf and hearing-impaired): 7-1-1
HealthLink BC helps you learn about health topics, check your symptoms and find the health services and resources that you need for healthy living. Call 8-1-1 to consult with a nurse, pharmacist or dietitian or visit HealthLinkBC.ca for easy access to help you find the health services you need, closest to where you live.
Translation services are available in over 130 languages on request
Deaf or hearing-impaired (collect calls accepted): (604) 875-0885
A 24-hour information and referral service for anyone who is adversely affected by their own, or another’s gambling habit. For more information and helpful resources, click here.