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Vancouver Island Crisis Line offers 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone, text message (SMS) and online...


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Crisis Centre of BC is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support over phone and online chat. We are here to...


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Free, confidential and non-judgmental emotional support is provided from 8:00am to midnight, seven days a week, with our...


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Youth Crisis Line provides 24/7, free and confidential support by phone, text message (SMS) and online chat. We support youth...


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Crisis Centre Distress Youth Chat provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by online chat. We support youth...


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Feeling anxious or worried? Contact a hotline in British Columbia, Canada for free and confidential help

Anxiety can sometimes be confused with normal life stress, but it can often be a lot more intense, overwhelming and confusing. If you are struggling with anxiety or experiencing an anxiety or panic attack, you are not alone. There are {{numberofresults}} helplines in British Columbia, Canada, who can support you. Consider contacting a helpline for anxiety if you're experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Ruminating (spending a lot of time obsessing over things that are worrying you)
  • Trembling, sweating, or feeling clammy
  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Increased heart rate
  • Feeling like you can't calm down
  • Struggling to concentrate or focus because you're distracted by worrying
  • Restlessness, fidgeting, or can't seem to sit still
  • Feeling like you're out of control

These thoughts and feelings are normal for someone experiencing anxiety. Even at a mild level, they can have an impact on the way you cope with day-to-day life. For some, these feelings are so intense that you may feel like you are dying or completely losing control.

Although anxiety can make you feel alone in your struggles, what you're going through is very common. There's always help available in British Columbia, Canada, and someone to help you understand and manage your anxiety.

If you think you might need support with anxiety today, consider contacting a helpline in British Columbia, Canada for free, confidential help.


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