The situation is serious. You need help as soon as possible.

  • Crisis Line

    Open 24/7/365. Confidential, non-judgemental help and referral.


  • Resource map for support services

    Map for support services in all communities in the Kootenays.  Click on the community and a list will come up:

  • Aboriginal Suicide Hotline

    Started in Northern British Columbia, this 24-hour crisis service is now available province wide.

    -Adult/Elder: 250.723.4050

    -Child/Youth: 250.723.2040

    -Toll Free: 1.800.588.8717

  • Thinking about suicide?

    “The last thing that most people expect is that they will run out of reasons to live. But if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts, you need to know that you’re not alone.”

    This site has resources and links to crisis lines all over Canada. Reach out to someone now.

  • On-Line Crisis chat-line

    Live one-on-one chat commited to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis. Available from 12 noon to 1 am every day.

  • 911

    Selkirk College does NOT have onsite fire/police/paramedic emergency personal so call 911 if you need help immediately.