Mental-health, substance-use supports available during holiday season

While the holiday season is a time for celebrations, it can also be a time of year when people may feel lonely, stressed or triggered.

The past few years have been difficult for people due to global unrest, the lasting impacts of natural disasters and the pandemic. On top of this, people in B.C. continue to lose friends, family and community members to unrelenting toxic-drug poisonings.

These challenges can adversely affect people’s mental health. If you are struggling emotionally or if you know someone who is, please reach out for help. Crisis supports and resources are available online, over the phone and in person.

Please click here to see a list of resources on the BC government website.

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