For some, however, the holiday can be a stressful and challenging time. Please know that there are support services available should you, or someone you know, need help.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you need support.
NIC’s counsellors are available by appointment at our Campbell River, Comox Valley and Port Alberni campuses, and by phone up to December 24 and again from January 2.
Emergency Counselling Support (24/7):
Vancouver Island Crisis Line 1-888-494-3888
Suicide Help Line 1-800-784-2433
Crisis Line for Aboriginal Callers 1-800-588-8717
Dial 2-1-1 on your BC cell phone or check the BC211 website for more information. BC 211 offers 24/7 multilingual support.
Keep.meSAFE 1-844-451-9700 or use the MySSP app and chat service. KeepmeSAFE offers 24/7 multilingual support.