Resources

Crisis Line Phone numbers in BC

  • Anywhere in BC: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
  • Vancouver: 604-872-3311
  • Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
  • Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
  • Seniors Distress Line: 604-872-1234
  • Refugee Mental Health Coordinator: 1-866-393-3133 Mondays to Fridays 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Mental Health Support Line: Call 310-6789 (do not add 604, 778 or 250 before the number).
  • BC Bereavement helpline: 1-877-779-2223 and 604-738-9950
  • Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1am)
  • Online Chat Service for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)

Anxiety disorder

Canadian Mental Health Association
http://www.cmha.ca/mental-health/understanding-mental-illness/anxiety-disorders/

Webmd
http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-anxiety-disorders

National Institute of Mental Health
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml

http://www.anxietycanada.ca/english/

Depression disorder

Psychology Today
https://www.psychologytoday.com/conditions/depressive-disorders

Webmd
http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-types#1

http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/psychiatric-disorders/mood-disorders/depressive-disorders

www.mdsc.ca/Depression/Causes

Free download of psychotherapy books
www.freepsychotherapybooks.org/Depressive/Disorders‎

Trauma

American Psychological Associatio
http://www.apa.org/topics/trauma/

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:
http://www.camh.ca/en/hospital/health_information/a_z_mental_health_and_addiction_information/Trama/Pages/default.aspx

Trauma Recovery
http://trauma-recovery.ca/

Trauma-Informed Expressive Arts Therapy | Psychology Today
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/arts-and-health/201203/trauma-informed-expressive-arts-therapy

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga
https://www.ccpa-accp.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/2015conf.Trauma-SensitiveMindfulness.pdf

Psych Central / Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
https://blogs.psychcentral.com/mindfulness/2010/03/mindfulness-and-trauma-an-interview-with-john-briere-ph-d/

Educational guide about PTSD and substance abuse:
www.drugrehab.com/co-occurring-disorder/ptsd/

www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/treatment-overview/co-occurring-disorders/