BC211 is a non-profit that “specializes in providing information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC”.
Vancouver Island Crisis Society is a “non-profit agency whose services include 24hr crisis lines, as well as crisis chat and crisis text services, through which we provide short-term nonjudgemental support, crisis intervention, information, and resources.”
Stop Overdose BC is a provincial resource for having courageous conversations to end stigma around drug use, and resources for overdose prevention, supervised consumption sites, and treatment options.
8-1-1 is a free-of-charge provincial health information and advice phone line available in BC. The 8-1-1 phone line is operated by HealthLink BC, which is part of the Ministry of Health. By calling 8-1-1, you can speak to a health service navigator, who can help you find health information and services; or connect you directly with a registered nurse, a registered dietitian, a qualified exercise professional, or a pharmacist. Any one of these healthcare professionals will help you get the information you need to manage your health concerns, or those of your family.