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Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of B.C.

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SAFER (Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education & Research)

Posted by & filed under Counseling & Supports, Grief & Loss, Resources, Suicide Prevention & Information.

Phone: 604-875-4794

Address: 715 W. 12th Avenue, Vancouver BC (Ground floor, Vancouver General Hospital Outpatient Psychiatry Team)

Link to a PDF with summary info:

Works to reduce suicide risk among those in crisis, to assist family and friends who care about them, and to promote healing among those bereaved by suicide.

Vancouver residents only:

  • People age 19 and over who have made a suicide attempt, are currently suicidal, or have suicidal ideation, and are assessed as fitting program criteria, can receive individual counselling, advocacy, and hospital liaison within a six-month time frame.
  • Short-term psychoeducational sessions are available to people concerned about suicide in a significant other.
  • Anyone with concerns related to suicide can speak with an intake worker 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.

BC-wide services:

  • Anyone bereaved by a suicide death who can attend the office may access one-on-one counselling and a structured support group, call the intake number above for more information.