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Resources for you

In addition to CMTN's counselling services there are many options for counselling and mental health support outside of face-to-face counselling:

1. Youth Crisis Line

Youth In BC Chat is a free online crisis, suicide prevention, and emotional support service for youth under 25 in British Columbia and Yukon. 

2. Indian Residential School Survivors Society

Indian Residential School Survivors and Family

The Indian Residential Schools Crisis Line is available 24-hours a day for anyone experiencing pain or distress as a result of his or her Residential school experience.

For more information on the program, please refer to the First Nations Health Authority website:

3. Online Chat/Crisis Line via ISC

This is a federally funded Indigenous service that provides a phone line and an online chat to help with mental health issues.

4. 24hr KUU-US Crisis Line (Aboriginal Services)

KUU-US Crisis Line Society provides support to callers throughout the province of British Columbia.
TOLL FREE: 1-800-588-8717

5. Hope for Wellness 

The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate help to all Indigenous peoples across Canada. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to offer: counselling & crisis intervention.

Call the toll-free Help Line at 1-855-242-3310 or connect to the online chat at

6. Here2Talk

Here2Talk connects students with mental health support including free, confidential counselling and community referral services. Available 24/7 via app, phone and web.

Visit their website at:

7. Crisis Centre BC

Here are some other helpful resources from First Nations Health Authority:

If you are in crisis and/or distress and require immediate response, contact us through our Distress Line telephone number: 

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or the Mental Health Support (BC Wide): 310-6789


Please let us know if you have any questions!

Contact our First Nations Access Coordinators for additional assistance or support.

Student services is working from home and offering virtual delivery. Please contact us and we can offer other options for connecting such as:

  • WhatsApp
  • Skype for Business
  • FaceTime
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