Crisis Centre Distress Youth Chat provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support by online chat. We support youth in British Columbia, Canada who may need emotional support with abuse & domestic violence, anxiety, bullying, Dementia & Alzheimer's, depression, eating & body image, family issues, gambling, gender & sexual identity, grief & loss, loneliness, parenting, pregnancy & abortion, relationships, school or work issues, self-harm, sexual abuse, stress, substance use, suicide, supporting a friend or family member, physical illness, trauma & PTSD.
We are available to talk with you about any kind of experience relating to mental health, from a mental health crisis through to general wellbeing. Our support is free. We are dedicated to preventing suicide. If you are contemplating suicide or wanting to kill yourself, we will listen without judgment and support you.
When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained volunteers who have experience in how to help people with similar experiences to your own. They will listen, express empathy and understanding, and assist you to find a way through your situation. We are always open. You can contact us for free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
All topics and youth
Web chat available 1200-0100 PT, 7 days a week. Counties served: Lower Mainland, Sea-to-Sky corridor, Sunshine Coast and in Powell River.