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A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.


Reprinted from "System Navigation" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 10 (1), p. 40

In addition to the phone lines in "Navigating the Navigaotors: Britishi Columbia's phone-based support and information lines:"

College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia can help you find a family doctor. Visit or call 1-800-461-3008.

BC Association of Clinical Counsellors

The BC Association of Clinical Counsellors can help you find a counsellor based on location, area of practice, language, and other criteria. Visit or call 1-800-909-6303.

BC Psychological Association

The BC Psychological Association can help you find a Registered Psychologist in BC. They also have information around choosing a good psychologist for you. Visit or call 1-800-730-0522 (or 604-730-0522 in the Lower Mainland).

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addiction Information

Many of the Partners behind HeretoHelp—AnxietyBC, BC Schizophrenia Society, Canadian Mental Health Association’s BC Division, Centre for Addictions Research of BC, FORCE Society of Kid’s Mental Health, Jessie’s Legacy at Family Services of the North Shore and the Mood Disorders Association of BC—have branches or programs across BC, or can refer you to local resources. For contact information, visit and click “About Us.” You can also email us anytime at [email protected]

Online Family Support Group

The BC Schizophrenia Society offers the Online Family Support Group for family members and loved ones of people who experience a mental illness. For more, visit


This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources.

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