Finding Support Over Suicide

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