Content Warning

See Spring’s work engages with many topics that can be difficult to read or hear about, including mental health distress, mental health treatment, self harm, suicide, detention, seclusion, restraints, violence, policing, and discrimination. These may bring up past negative experiences or memories with the healthcare system, police, or experiences of oppression.

We encourage you to take care of yourself and your needs as you read our content. If you require any support, below are some of the available resources.

  • BC Crisis Centre: phone 1-800-784-2433 or online chat: https://www.crisislines.bc.ca

  • Indian Residential School Survivor Society (27/7 crisis line): 1-800-721-0066. For more information: https://www.irsss.ca/

  • KUU-US Crisis line, available 24/7 toll-free at 1-800-588-8717 to provide support to Indigenous people in B.C. For more information, visit: https://www.kuu-uscrisisline.com/

  • Battered Women’s Support Services Crisis line (24/7 support for violence in intimate relationships, childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault): 1-855-687-1868

  • Métis Crisis Line, available 24 hours a day toll-free at 1-833-MétisBC (1-833-638-4722)

  • Hope for Wellness Helpline – On-Line Chat Counselling Service (for Indigenous people): https://www.hopeforwellness.ca/

  • Women Against Violence Against Women Rape Crisis Line (24/7 crisis support for cis and trans women, non-binary and two-spirit people who have experiences sexual violence): 1-877-392-7583

  • Non-crisis supports and resources for LGBTQ2SAI+ people: https://qmunity.ca/

  • Non-crisis supports and services for trans and gender diverse people: https://cwhwc.com/

 

Please note that See Spring does not help design or deliver any of these supports. They are provided by separate organizations.