If you are feeling overwhelmed, depressed, confused, suicidal or just needing someone to listen:
The Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre for Northern BC is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing emotional support, suicide intervention and referral information to the residents of Northern British Columbia
The 24-hour line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
People in suicidal crisis can also access help through the BC Distress Line Network which, like the Crisis Centre, guarantees free, confidential, 24-hour access.
Calls are routed through member crisis lines, so callers may hear brief messages while their call is being routed through to the first available Crisis Centre.
The Youth Support Line operates 24/7.
Northern Youth Online, www.northernyouthonline.ca is an online chat for youth in crisis or need information or referrals. The chat line is open from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm daily.
Do you want to meet new people, acquire new skills and make a difference in people’s lives?
The Crisis Prevention, Intervention & Information Centre for Northern BC provides crisis intervention, suicide prevention, resource information, education and confidential peer support for the people of Northern BC.
WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING FOR OUR:
24 Hour Crisis Line and 1-800-SUICIDE Line (24 hours a day), Youth Line (4:00 pm to 10:00 pm) and Youth Chat Line (4:00 pm to 10:00 pm)
AS A VOLUNTEER, YOU WILL RECEIVE: Full classroom training (3 full weekends), transferrable skills for both your personal and professional life, ongoing personal and professional development, a supportive environment, recognition for volunteer hours, referral letters upon required hourly completion and more!
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR OCTOBER 2017 TRAINING!
Training Dates: October 14 & 15, October 28 & 29, November 4 & 5.
Contact: Megan Usipuik, Program Coordinator, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
November 16 & 17, 2017
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) is a two day, interactive workshop that prepares caregivers to provide suicide life-assisting first-aid intervention. This workshop is open to all caregivers, formally designated or not; adults and youth 16 plus.
Workshop facilitated by Sandra Boulianne and Megan Usipuik will be held November 16 & 17, 2017 from 9:00 - 4:30 in the 5th floor boardroom (#517) at the Prince George Native Friendship Centre, 1600 3rd Ave. Cost for this two day workshop is $150.
For further information or to register, please email Sandra Boulianne at email@example.com or call 250-564-9658.
Business Line: 250-564-5736
Sandra Boulianne, Executive Director: 250-564-9658
Megan Usipuik, Program Coordinator: 250-564-9312
Crisis Prevention, Intervention and Information Centre for Northern BC
Fifth Floor, 1600 3rd Avenue
Prince George, BC
Accredited by American Association of Suicidology.