If you, or someone in your care, has chest pains, difficulty breathing or severe bleeding, it could be life-threatening. Call 911 or your local emergency number immediately.
Further emergency contact information for physical and mental health resources are available below.
A network of direct and contracted addiction services for substance use problems, including counselling, needle exchange, opiate replacement therapy, withdrawal management and youth prevention.
24-hour, confidential health information and advice
Phone: 811 Deaf or hearing-impaired: 1-866-889-4700 Web: www.healthlinkbc.ca
Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide.
Phone: 604-872-3311 Deaf or hearing-impaired: 1-866-872-0113
Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
24-hour distress line staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis.
Updated on: April 14, 2010
If you're a health care provider looking for information on immunization, please visit the Health Professionals section of the BCCDC website. There you can find clinical resources, immunization courses, print resources for patients and more.
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