Here to Help

Here to Help is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information, a collaboration of seven leading mental health and addictions non-profit agencies.

The Here to Help website features thousands of plain-language Personal Stories and Self-Help Resources for a number of audiences including people concerned for themselves or for a loved one. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: anxiety and anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, grief, personality disorders, psychosis, self-harm, stress, suicide, substances like alcohol or other drugs, and co-existing mental health and substance use.

Many online resources are available in 11 languages: English, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Farsi (Persian) / Dari, French, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Japanese and Vietnamese.

The Here to Help team is also available via email or Twitter to help any British Columbian who may require assistance with, information about or referral to services in the province.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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