Whether you are just starting to explore the possibility of therapy, or looking for helpful measures to take while you wait for access to counselling, here are some resources that we hope will be useful to you.
VANCOUVER, B.C. MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE LIST
Prideline is not a crisis line, but
volunteers will give callers information about crisis resources if needed.
Metro Vancouver 604.684.6869
Anywhere in BC 1.800.566.1170
in BC outside Metro Vancouver
7:00 pm and 10:00 pm
Monday to Friday.
Greater Vancouver 604.872.3311
Lower Mainland and Sunshine Coast 1.866.661.3311
Seniors’ Distress Line 604.872.1234
SEATTLE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE LIST
Suicide Prevention Helpline
Liberation Healing Seattle
Online directory for QTBIPOC therapists, low-cost/reduced fee therapy, non-profits, crisis contacts, etc)
DMHS Deconstructing the Mental Health System: the antiracist therapeutic non-profit:
Find a BIPOC therapist or healer (Many of whom are virtual)
Vancouver Black Therapy Foundation
Great resources for Black healers and therapists in Vancouver B.C.
Gathering Roots Wellness and Retreat Center
(WA State, with many online offerings)
Events for BIPOC community members, many low-barrier.
Affordable Therapy Referral Network, Canada
A Directory Of Therapists Offering Low Cost And Sliding Scale Rates Across Canada
BC Women’s Health Network
(including affirmative healthcare for 2SLGBTQ+ members of the community)
Free and low-cost counselling for individuals/relationships/families,
and all clinicians are from the 2SLGBTQ+ community.
Gloria Dykstra and Cristien Storm in
The Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice
Mary Watkins and Helene Shulman