Finding support over suicide

Suicide is preventable. If you are considering suicide, please call SFU Health & Counselling. A doctor, nurse, or counsellor can meet with you at Burnaby or Vancouver campus today. For immediate assistance call Campus Security if you are at Burnaby, Vancouver, or Surrey campus or dial 911.

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After-hours options


If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)

Crisis Centre of BC

If you want to speak to someone outside of Health & Counselling operating hours (9:00 am to 4:30 pm),  call the Crisis Centre of BC at 604-872-3311 or toll free at 1-800-784-2433

The Crisis Centre of BC also offers online chat from noon to 1:00 am at for adults or for youth. 

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Supporting students in distress training

Health & Counselling aims to create a university community that is sensitive to issues of suicide. Our goal is to train staff, faculty, and students to feel well-equipped if interacting with someone experiencing distress or thoughts of suicide:

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