Crisis and Counselling
Need someone to talk to right away?
Crisis Line 1-888-353-2273
If you are worried, confused or just need someone to talk to, there is help available:
- Kid’s Help Phone: Call 1-800-668-6868. For kids and teens (ages 20 and under), professional counsellors are available to help, 24 hours a day. It’s free, confidential and anonymous.
- Mental Health Support Line: Call 310-6789 (do not add 604, 778 or 250 before the number). This number will connect you to your local BC crisis line without a wait or busy signal, 24 hours a day. Crisis line workers are trained to help provide emotional support as well as mental health information and resources.
In this section, you will find resources for getting help when you need it most. For tips on preventing and preparing for mental health emergencies, please see our page on Coping with Mental Health Crises and Emergencies.
Looking for community support services?
We’re here to help in communities across BC. In Williams Lake BC we are located at #201, 35 South 2nd Ave Williams Lake BC. Our Contact Phone number is 250-398-8220
For mental health information and to connect with supports and resources in your community, contact your local Canadian Mental Health Association
Are you interested in helping out your community?
To register for our next Crisis Line Training Call Canadian Mental Health Associations 250-398-8220 or drop by #201, 35 South 2nd Ave Williams Lake BC to pick up an application or you can download the application form at www.cariboo.cmha.bc.ca
Next Training starts: Spring 2023
Please contact Tina at 250-305-4108 or Evan 250-302-9232 for more information
No fees required if you commit to 1 year of volunteering acceptance is dependent on:
- Criminal Record Check
- 19 years of age or older
- Effective communication skills
- Self Awareness
- community resources
- crisis intervention
- suicide intervention/prevention
- grief and loss
- mental health
- addiction awareness
- sexual abuse/assault
- spousal assault
- and more…