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Individuals in a mental health crisis and or at imminent risk for suicide, please contact the following resources:

EMPOWER ME

24-hour helpline for anyone in crisis. 1.844.741.6389 (toll-free)

ACCESS & ASSESSMENT CENTRE (VGH)

Walk-ins are accepted from 7:30 am-11:00 pm for acute mental health and addictions, suicidal thoughts, psychiatric crises, intake, and referral. Located in Segal Family Health Centre 803 W 12th Ave. (First Floor) 604.675.3700

WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Support, advocacy, and referrals for female victims.

WAVAW 24-hour Crisis Line: 604.255.6344 1.877.392.7583 (toll-free)

VICTIMLINK For all victims of violence, abuse, stalking, and other crimes.

24-hour crisis support and information in 110 languages. 1.800.563.0808 (toll-free)

CRISIS LINES BC

Distress Services: 1.800.SUICIDE (1.800.784.2433)

Greater Vancouver: 604.872.3311 Burnaby/Surrey/Fraser Valley: 604.951.8855

Richmond (8:00 am-midnight): 604.279.7070 BC-Wide (TTY): 1.866.872.0113 

CRISIS CENTRE ONLINE CHAT 

12:00 pm–1:00 am

For Youth: www.YouthinBC.com

For Adults (19+): www.crisiscentrechat.ca

Free Tools

iChill Resiliency App

This is a great App! Are you stressed out, not feeling like yourself, or worried about a family member? iChill can help by teaching you the Community Resiliency Model, a set of self-help skills. This app was inspired by neuroscience, stress physiology, and Somatic Experiencing. iChill was developed by the Trauma Resource Institute. You will learn simple info about how stress affects the mind and body.

  •  iPhone / iPad

  • Android

Skill Building App

BounceBack® is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered online or over the phone with a coach, you will get access to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness.

Recommended Reading

  • Born to Heal, Ruth Montgomery

  • Wheels of Life–The Classic Guide to the Chakra System, Anodea Judith, Ph.D.

  • Eastern Body Western Mind - Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self, Anodea Judith, Ph.D.

  • Full Catastrophe Living - Using the Wisdom of the Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

  • In An Unspoken Voice - How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, Peter Levine, Ph.D.

  • Hands of Light - A Guide to Healing through the Human Energy Field, Barbara Ann Brennan

  • Seven Minutes to Natural Pain Release, Daniel Benor, MD

  • Spiritual Healing - Scientific Evaluation of a Healing Revolution, Daniel Benor, MD

  • Human Becoming, Ruth Lamb Ph.D.

  • Waking the Tiger, Peter Levine, Ph.D.

  • Article: Integrative Energy Healing by Melinda Connor Ph.D.; Ruth Lamb, Ph.D. (c) Linda Turner, Ph.D. (c).(Common Ground, 24/08/2009) 

  • Research-Prospective Empirical Test Suite for Energy Practitioners by Dr. Melinda Conner.

  • Research-Biofield Theory: Physics contra spiritual energy - a summary of Spiritual Energy theories by a physicist Victor J. Stenger,  Department of Physics and Astronomy


 

  • Integrative Energy Healing Program; Integrative Energy Healing Intensive & Advanced Integrative Energy Healing Certificate, Langara College The program closed in December 2020 due to the pandemic. 

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Get Guidance

  • Get guidance from PsychicReading.com about what you should know before connecting with clairvoyants and  psychics. 

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