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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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If stress is impacting you, call a helpline in British Columbia, Canada for free, confidential help

If you're suffering from stress, it may feel like life has spun out of control and you can't keep up. If you don't find ways to manage your stress, your mental health may be at risk. If you notice any of these signs of stress, there are 15 hotlines in British Columbia, Canada who you can talk to for free support:

  • You easily forget things.
  • Rapid heartbeat and chest pain.
  • Relying on drugs or alcohol to relax or feel better.
  • Headaches or dizziness.
  • Being overly pessimistic or only focusing on the negative side of things.
  • High blood pressure and hypertension.
  • Pulling back from your loved ones.
  • Dry mouth and trouble swallowing anything.

Being stressed out can make you feel on edge. This is the body's normal response to extreme pressure – whether real or perceived. It's important to manage stress so that it doesn't grow. Chronic stress can make it hard to cope with everyday demands, but it can be managed and reduced.

If you have been battling with stress for a while, then you could benefit from some extra support. There are hotlines in British Columbia, Canada who support people experiencing stress. Whether you just need somebody to listen to you, or you need practical advice, there are dedicated counselors and volunteers you can count on.

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


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