Youth Safety Resources – Mental Health/Helplines

Canadian Centre for Child Protection

Delivers programs to increase the personal safety of children and reduce their risk of sexual exploitation.

Canadian Mental Health, 4871 Delta St, Delta. 604.943.1873Local Delta resources for education, community alternatives, access to housing, income supports, crisis lines and support groups
Fraser Health Crisis Line 604.951.8855, 1.877.820.744424/7 helpline, Free and confidential emotional support and crisis Intervention
Ministry of Health - Alcohol & Drug Information & Referral: 604.660.9382, 1.800.663.144124/7 help with any kind of substance abuse issues. Provides information and referral to education, prevention and treatment services and regulatory agencies
kids help phoneTo reach a professional counsellor, kids, teens and young adults, can call or go online 24 hours a day, 365 day a year - 1.800.668.6868, KidsHelpPhone.ca
Dealing With Depression
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This Guide is based on the experience of the authors and on scientific research about which strategies work best in overcoming depression. Also, because strategies useful for adults may not be useful for adolescents, depressed and non-depressed teens helped in the development of this Guide. It is intended for:
  • Teens with depressed mood
  • Concerned adults who want to help a depressed teen
  • Other teens who want to help a friend or family member
Mindcheck - BC Mental Health & Addiction ServicesThis interactive website helps youth check out how they’re feeling and quickly connect to mental health resources and support, including education, self-care tools, website links, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources
Cybertip.caCanadian Centre for Child Protection - Tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children
Ministry of Children and Family Development 24hr/day helpline: 310.1234 (no area code required)Toll free number from anywhere in the province, to report suspected child abuse and neglect

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