Crisis Resources

BC-Wide Crisis Support:

24-Hour Helpline: 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE)
online chatline |

The Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC (Crisis Centre) is a non-profit, volunteer organization committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis.

Critical Incident Stress Management:

24-Hour Helpline: 1-844-880-9142

Available for residents in Fraser Health, Fraser Health’s Critical Incident Stress Management team assists employees, medical staff and volunteers who are experiencing strong reactions to a significant event that occurred while on the job.

Employee Wellness (previously EFAP):

24-Hour Helpline: 1-833-533-1577

Employee Wellness, known previously as Employee Family Assistance Program, is a not-for-profit, confidential counseling program specialized to provide service to healthcare employees and their families throughout BC.

Physician Health Program (PHP):

24-Hour Helpline: 1-800-663-6729 |

The Physician Health Program offers completely confidential support and referrals for problems you or your family members may be facing.

UBC Peer Support Program:

The Peer Support Program offers Residents who experience an adverse event in the work environment an opportunity to talk to another Physician (Faculty or Senior Residents) for support in a confidential, non-judgmental environment.

UBC Resident Wellness Office:

Call: 1-855-675-3873 (Mon to Fri, 8am – 4pm) |

The Resident Wellness Office offers free, confidential, professional counseling and support services.

Resident Doctors of BC:

Call: 1-888-877-2722 (Mon to Fri, 8:30am – 4:30pm)

Resident Doctors of BC will help you with academic and collective agreement issues.