Mental Health Resources provided by Bass Coast Harm Reduction

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Mental Health Resources provided by Bass Coast Harm Reduction 

Vancouver Black Therapy & Advocacy Fund

Square or Box Breathing 

5-4-3-2-1 Coping Technique for Anxiety, Sara Smith, BSW

Ask the experts: Mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mental Health 

Commission of Canada

How To Support People In Health Care Working During Coronavirus, Nicole Pajer

20 questions to ask instead of “How are you doing right now?”, Elizabeth Weingarten

Stages of Grief

Calm Harm App (for the urge to self harm)

Lifeguard App (opiate overdose)

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860

Text Crisis Line: Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to text with a trained Crisis Responder. 

PDF of Reduced Cost Counselling (Vancouver-centric)

Crisis Service Canada: Toll-free anytime 1.833.456.4566 or text 45645 between 4pm-12am ET.

Women Against Violence Against Women Crisis Line: (trans and gender non conforming inclusive) 24-Hour Crisis and Information Line 604-255-6344 in the Lower Mainland or the national toll-free line at 1-877-392-7583.

Battered Women Support Services Crisis Line: (trans and gender non conforming inclusive) 604-687-1867 Toll Free 1.855.687.1868 (Monday to Friday 10 AM – 5 PM & Wednesdays 10 AM – 8 PM)

‘Get Your Drugs Tested’ Testing Services

Test Kit Plus Home Testing kits 

Canadian Mental Health Association

HealthLink BC—or call 8-1-1

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

More Mental Health and Wellness Apps

Car 87 

12 Things to do instead of calling the cops

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Giving Up

Sample Sleep Log

Rally and Rise ( Authors of the document on Activist Fatigue) Instagram: @rallyandrise

Self Care Book for Activists, The Aids Alliance 

14 free mental health resources for protesters,Nicole DeMarco

Racism Is A Mental Health Crisis. We Need To Support Each Other – Here’s How, Farhiya Ali

The Safe Place: Free smartphone app focused on psychoeducation and self-care for minority mental health, geared towards the Black community

Liberate: Free meditation app designed specifically for the BIPOC community and led by BIPOC teachers

Racial Trauma Guide: Virtual guide on coping with racial stressors and being an ally, developed by the EMPOWER (Engaging Minorities in Prevention Outreach Wellness Education & Research) Lab

Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM) Toolkit & Resources


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