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Posted by & filed under Mental Health. is a website designed to help BC youth and young adults, ages 13 to 25, to better understand mental health challenges and learn about steps they can take to improve their well-being. Support includes education, links to self-care tools, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources.

Service Area

Posted by & filed under Counseling & Supports, Resources.

Service Area and Online Options   Please note effective 2014, we will unfortunately no longer be able to provide service to youth outside of British Columbia.  If you are visiting from outside the Canada, please check out Unsuicide for a list of online options for help around the world.   Here are a list of […]


Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Resources, Sexual Exploitation.

RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, is an American national anti-sexual assault organization, that operates a variety of National Sexual Assault Hotlines, on the phone and by online chat.

Family Services of the North Shore

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Counseling & Supports, Disordered Eating, Parenting, Random Stuff We Like, Resources.

Family Services of the North Shore is a community organization that is dedicated to providing education, support and counselling to heal and connect the community. They offer a broad range of services to children, youth, adults, couples and families from diverse backgrounds, which are offered either at no fee, or on a sliding scale to clients living or working on the North Shore.

Gordon House Youth S.E.A.R.Ch.

Posted by & filed under Employment & Unemployment, Resources.

GHYS is a pre-employment program for at-risk youth between the ages of 15 to 30 located in downtown Vancouver. They run several long-term programs for youth who are either unemployed or on income assistance, where participants learn new skills, participate in a workshops, get 1-on-1 support and work experience placements.

CARE Program

Posted by & filed under Random Stuff We Like, Resources, Sex & Sexual Health.

CARE stands for Comprehensive Abortion and Reproductive Education. They offer an array of services around abortion & reproductive education including counselling, a pregnancy options hotline, abortion and other medical services, all rooted in the principle that women have the right to decide what is best for them.

Here To Help

Posted by & filed under Drugs, Alcohol & Addictions, Life skills, Mental Health, Resources.

Here To Help is a web site geared towards mental health and substance use information. It features a ton of up-to-date information on both, ideas & skills to help manage these issues, screening self-tests, and support in the form of their discussion forums or by email.

Health Hotlines

Posted by & filed under General Health Issues, Resources.

Nearly everywhere in Canada has a 24/7 hotline offering free health advice or consultation answered by registered nurses. We try to keep an up-to-date list of as many of those numbers as we can.