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VictimLinkBC (British Columbia) staff provide emotional and crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence, including...


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


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Get free support from a hotline in British Columbia, Canada for trauma and PTSD

Trauma and PTSD can be complicated to deal with. That’s why there are 16 specialized hotlines in British Columbia, Canada, with trained responders to help you deal with traumatic experiences. You might be experiencing:

  • Overwhelming negative emotions such as guilt, shame, sadness and anxiety
  • Flashbacks of a traumatic event
  • Continued negative thoughts about a traumatic experience
  • An uncontrollable replay of the traumatic experience in your mind
  • Feeling unable to cope with your daily life
  • Feeling on edge and finding it difficult to relax
  • Blaming yourself for what happened to you
  • Repetitive thoughts about how you could have changed or avoided the traumatic event

These symptoms are very typical for people who are suffering from trauma-related issues. The pain felt from traumatic events is very real, and it’s okay to feel overwhelmed.

Even though going through trauma and PTSD can feel very isolating and scary, there are people in British Columbia, Canada who are here to help. Sharing how you feel is the first step towards recovery. You don’t have to face your fears alone.

If you think you might need support with the symptoms of trauma & PTSD today, consider contacting a helpline in British Columbia, Canada for free, confidential help.


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