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Mental Health Resources

Vancouver Island Crisis Line



The Vancouver Island Crisis Line offers 24-hour crisis line service to Vancouver Island, the islands of the Georgia Strait, and the mainland communities between Powell River and Rivers Inlet, as defined by Island Health. It operates 365 days a year. Crisis workers provide short-term nonjudgemental emotional, support, crisis intervention, information, and resources.




The Vancouver Island Crisis Line and other members of the BC Crisis Line Network answer this 24/7/365 provincial service to support callers experiencing suicidal thoughts. Workers provide skilled suicide assessment, de-escalation, intervention, referrals, and short-term support.

310 Mental Health Support



(no need for "1" in front of this number)

The Vancouver Island Crisis Society also answers the provincial 310Mental Health Support service 24/7/365, also as part of BC Crisis Line Network, to provide empowering emotional support, information about appropriate resources and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns.

9-8-8 call and text crisis line


As a 9-8-8 partner, the Vancouver Island Crisis Society is part of a network of local, provincial and territorial, and national crisis lines across the country whose responders take 9-8-8 calls and/or texts. CAMH administers these Canada-wide services, which are available 24/7. Simply dial or text 9-8-8 to connect with a crisis line responder. 

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

(250) 331-8524

1-888-885-8824Toll free

MHSU Service Link

address: 941c England Ave, Courtenay, BC V9N 2N7

Comox Valley Family Services Association (CVFSA)

Phone: 250-338-7575



Comox Valley Transition Society

Phone: 250-897-0511



John Howard Society North Island

Phone: 250-338-7341



You Are Not Alone (Y.A.N.A)

Phone: 250-871-0343



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