New Youth Suicide Intervention Toolkits Available - Salt Spring Island

Community Health Notice posted: 14-Oct-2016 2:08 PM PDT

These toolkits were initiated and developed to help parents, caregivers and professionals, like teachers and healthcare providers, reach out to children and youth who may be at risk for suicide on Salt Spring Island, as well as for youth themselves.

Download the toolkits from Salt Spring Island Community Services website

Health Professionals - Mental Health And Substance Use

Adult Mental Health Outreach

Mental Health Outreach services connect with individuals with severe and persistent mental health issues in non-office environments including peer drop-in activities, community and their homes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
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Alanon and Alateen

Alanon and Alateen are self help support groups with the purpose of helping friends, family and teenage children of problem drinkers.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: (250) 537-4834

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.more info

Address / Contact Info

BC Bereavement Helpline

The BC Bereavement Helpline is dedicated to the recovery of individuals experiencing grief.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-877-779-2223
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BC Eating Disorders Society

This toll free number provides information, referrals, and education about disordered eating.more info

Address / Contact Info
526 Michigan Street
, Victoria, BC, V8V 1S2
toll free: 1-800-665-1822
Fax: 1(604) 875-3688
Web Links Email

BC Mental Health Information

This is a 24 hour line providing free information, referral and support for mental health and mental illness issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
toll free: 1-800-661-2121
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Child and Youth Mental Health

Child and Youth Mental Health services include assessment, counselling and case planning for children and youth with depression, anxiety, family conflict, unmanageable behaviour, or other mental health concerns in home, school or community.more info

Address / Contact Info
Salt Spring Island Community Services
268 Fulford-Ganges Road
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2K6
Phone: (250) 537-9971
Fax: (250) 537-9974
Web Links Website Email

Children Who Witness Abuse

Counselling and support for children who have witnessed abuse in their homes.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Women Against Violence (IWAV)
Box 376 Ganges PO
, Salt Spring Island, BC, V8K 2W1
Phone: (250) 538-5569
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Elderly Outreach

Mental health services for seniors 65 and older.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: 1(250) 953-3966

Eric Martin Pavilion

This service provides ongoing in-patient psychiatric treatment and case management support for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness for the South Vancouver Island Region including Salt Spring Island.more info

Address / Contact Info
Vancouver Island Health Authority
190-2328 Trent Street
, Victoria, BC, V8R 4Z3
Phone: 1(250) 598-6021