Depression, Anxiety and Substance Abuse

The Vancouver Canucks hockey team recently supported the mindcheck.ca website in memory of one of their players, Rick Rypien who committed suicide last year.

Canucks defenceman Kevin Bieksa talks about depression

We would encourage you to see your family doctor if you have one, but if not, Uptown Medical Clinic is one place to start getting help or advice.

Remember: Both depression and anxiety are common treatable illnesses where family doctors can often make a huge difference.

Emergency Help:

24 hr Crisis Phone Line: 250-386-6323
Youth Line: 4 pm-10pm: 250-386-8255 (250-386-TALK)
Royal Jubilee Hospital Emergency where there is 24 hr psychiatric help available through the Archie Courtnall Centre