Episode 23: Grief

Young Person Specific - Resources and Support:

  • Youth in BC Distress Line: Call 604-872-3311 or 1-866-872-0113 (toll-free) to speak with counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youth in crisis. Available 24 hours a day.
  • Helpline for Children: If you are a child or youth and would like to talk to someone call the Helpline for Children at 310-1234 (no area code needed), toll-free anywhere in B.C. to access emotional support, information and resources specific to mental health and substance use. Available 24 hours a day.
  • Kid’s Help Phone: Call 1-800-668-6868 to speak to a professional counsellor. Available 24 hours a day.
  • Foundry BC: https://foundrybc.ca/ Offers virtual drop-in counselling sessions, youth and family peer support, groups and primary care to young people ages 12-24 and their caregivers!
  • Kids Help Phone – Live Chat: https://kidshelpphone.ca/live-chat-counselling Chat counselling lets you connect one-on-one, real time, with a Kids Help Phone counsellor, on the web or from a smartphone. Chats are for youth up to age 20. Available Wednesday to Sunday from 3pm to 11pm Pacific Time.
  • YouthinBC Online Chat: https://youthinbc.com/ Get support, information and resources for youth in B.C. and Yukon. Online chat is available from noon to 1am Pacific Time.
  • Youthspace.ca Online Chat: https://youthspace.ca/ A community of volunteers who can provide emotional support, crisis response, and more. Available 6pm to midnight Pacific Time. Also available by text at 778-783-0177.
  • Go ask Alice: Ask questions anonymously: https://goaskalice.columbia.edu/
  • National Alliance for Grieving Children: https://childrengrieve.org information and resources
  • Children and Youth Grief Network: https://www.childrenandyouthgriefnetwork.com/ information and resources
  • Kids Grief: https://kidsgrief.ca/ information and resources

Anyone - Resources and Support:

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