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


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Crisis Centre Distress Phone Service Senior's Distress provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We...


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Feeling lonely? Get free support from a hotline in British Columbia, Canada

Loneliness affects many people for many different reasons. If you have felt lonely for a long time and you notice any of the following symptoms, you can get support from one of 15 free helplines in British Columbia, Canada.

  • Feeling that life is meaningless.
  • Feeling extremely tired and even burnt out when you try to socialize.
  • Feeling hopeless, like you'll be lonely forever.
  • Feeling that nobody "gets" you.
  • Feeling frustrated, anxious or irritable.
  • Feeling that your physical and/or mental health is suffering.
  • Feeling a sense of emptiness like there's a void that needs to be filled.
  • A lack of close friends.

Nobody is immune to loneliness, not even social butterflies. Loneliness is usually experienced when you feel emotionally disconnected from others. Feeling disconnected from others can make you feel empty, like there's a painful void in your life that needs to be filled.

You may be reluctant to ask for help, especially if it feels like nobody will relate to you and understand what you're going through. But getting help can relieve the emotional burden you're carrying and help you feel less isolated. There are compassionate helpline volunteers and counselors in British Columbia, Canada that want to support you.

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


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