Connecting and supporting First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples with mental health and wellness services.
Indigenous Mental Health Liaisons can provide assessment, referral, counselling support services and mental health education to clients and families, as well as connecting clients with other mental health programs and services in hospital and community.
Indigenous Mental Health Liaisons provide invaluable support and services to Fraser Health’s First Nations, Métis and Inuit clients and family members. From supporting and advocating for clients, to assisting and educating health professionals in caring for Indigenous clients, to helping patients understand and navigate the health care system - we are here to ensure Indigenous patients receive culturally safe, appropriate and timely care whether in hospital or community.
Indigenous Mental Health Liaisons can be reached through community mental health offices as listed below or through the Indigenous Health Liaison line (toll free) at 1-866-766-6960, available Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays.
|Maple Ridge/Coquitlam area||604-652-4610|
|Chilliwack||604-702-4860 extension: 614894|
Urgent mental health support
If you have an urgent matter you need support with, contact KUU-US Crisis Response Services Line.
- Culturally sensitive help
- Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- First Nations helping First Nations
First Nations helping First Nations
A place where you can talk, trust, and feel safe.
Hope, Help, and Healing
A planning toolkit for First Nations and Indigenous communities to prevent and respond to suicide
- Health Canada: First Nations, Inuit and Aboriginal health, mental health and wellness
Factors influencing mental health, services, resources and links.
- Wise Practices: Wise practice for life promotion
Indigenous leadership for living life well.
- Á:ylexw tel Th’á:lá - Calling of the Heart
A short film about the overdose crisis in Chilliwack.
- First Nations Health Authority mental health and substance use resources
- Métis Nation British Columbia mental health resources
- Mission Friendship Centre Society