Bell Let's Talk 2023

Whether you take time to listen to a loved one, or encourage a friend to ask for help, when it comes to mental health, now more than ever, every action counts. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, we all have the opportunity to make our voices heard. Join the conversation as you see here, or if you or someone close to you is experiencing a mental health crisis, please find additional local resources below.

Bell Let's Talk Mental Health Resources and Information Support

1-800-SUICIDE (Crisis Centre BC)

If you are in distress or are worried about someone in distress who may hurt themselves, call 1-800-SUICIDE 24 hours a day to connect to a BC crisis line, without a wait or busy signal. That’s 1-800-784-2433. If English is not your first language, say the name of your preferred language in English to be connected to an interpreter. More than 100 languages are available.


CMHA South Okanagan Similkameen - Mental Health for All - 1-888-353-2273/C.A.R.E.
Interior Mental Health
Interior Crisis Line Network - 1-888-353-2273/C.A.R.E.

Call 310-MHSU (6478) to reach your local mental health and substance use centre for community-based supports.

Child and Youth Mental Health - Penticton - (250) 487-4422
Foundry BC - Penticton - (778) 646-2292
Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868 or Text CONNECT to 686868
Youth in BC - 1-866-661-3311

Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health - (250) 707-0095
KUU-US (Indigenous) Crisis Line - ADULTS: (250) 723-4050  TEENS: (250) 723-2040
TOLL FREE: 1-800-588-8717
Métis Crisis Line - 1-888-638-4722
Native Youth Crisis Hotline - 1-877-209-1266
First Nations Health Authority - 1-866-661-3311