Is ongoing deep despair affecting all aspects of your life?

  • 8 Tips to Beat Depression

    Megan Bruneau was a British Columbian college counsellor who now works with the Huffington Post and MindBodyGreen writing about mental health, self-compassion and mindfulness.

  • The Black Dog of Depression

    Here is a powerful, short video from the World Health Organization about one man’s journey through depression. Many students have said that this describes their experience and have found it very helpful

  • Crisis Line

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


  • Here-to-Help – Mental Health

    Quality information on mental health, mental disorders and substance use problems and disorders. This site has many empowering personal stories.

  • Mental Health & Substance Use

    Interior Health provides a wide range of services for mental health and substance use issues including assessment, treatment, and individual and group counselling. All services require completing an intake appointment except drop in acupuncture (for addictions) which runs Fridays at 1:30 pm in Nelson.

    Nelson: (250) 505-7248

    Castlegar: (250) 304-1846

    Trail: (250) 364-6262

    Nakusp: (250) 265-5253

    Grand Forks: (250) 442-0330

  • Kelty Mental Health

    Provincial resource centre providing mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC.

  • Mind Check

    This website is designed to help youth and young adults in British Columbia check out how they’re feeling and quickly connect to mental health resources and support. Support includes education, self-care tools, website links, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources.