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Are you struggling with a recent crisis/incident that is causing you distress? Do you need immediate help? Get help now.

If this is an emergency call 9-1-1- immediately.

If you or someone you know is immediate crisis or has suicide-related concerns call or text 9-8-8

Health care is a unique line of work with a unique set of factors and pressures. Many of us are exposed to traumatic and mentally draining events that can have a significant impact on our health. At Fraser Health, we want our employees, medical staff and volunteers to feel safe at all times. The following resources can help if you are in distress.

Talk Suicide

Get Help: If you or someone you know is in immediate crisis or has suicide-related concerns call or text 9-8-8 to connect to a responder to get help without judgement. 9-8-8 is for anyone who is thinking about suicide, or who is worried about someone they know.

Visit https://988.ca/ for more information.

B.C. supports: BC Crisis Line can connect you with a crisis line worker. Call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433). You can also find other support options here.

Supports for youth: If you are a youth, click here for supports, information and resources specifically for you. To get connected with someone immediately, call the crisis line at 1-800-784-2433 or start an online chat. You can also send a text message to 45645 to get help.

Suicide interventions skills training: Learn more about developing suicide intervention skills

Fraser Health Crisis Line

The Fraser Health Crisis line provides immediate, free and confidential emotional support, crisis intervention and community resource information to people of all ages, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Visit the Fraser Health Crisis Line website or call 604-951-8855 or toll free at 1-877-820-7444.

Access counselling support through our Employees Family Assistance Program

The 24/7 employee family assistance toll-free number is 1-844-880-9142. The employee family assistance program offers counseling as well as a wide variety of work/life-oriented services at no cost to you to help you balance your responsibilities at work with the obligations you have at home. All Fraser Health employees are eligible for EFAP, including casual employees.

VictimLink BC

VictimLinkBC is a toll-free, confidential telephone service available 24-7, 7-days a week across B.C. and the Yukon that provides support for victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse. Services are offered in 150+ languages, including 17 Indigenous languages.

Visit the VictimLinkBC website, call 1-800-563-0808, or send an email to VictimLinkBC@bc211.ca

Fraser Health respectful workplace

Fraser Health is committed to ensuring employees, medical staff, volunteers, students and others working within our organization are treated with dignity and respect, free from discrimination, harassment and bullying and are supported in resolving workplace disputes in a constructive manner. If you need support in this area, contact Fraser Health’s respectful workplace team