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SAFER (Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education and Research)

Provided by: Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) - Vancouver

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Service Description

Works to reduce suicide risk among those in crisis, to assist family and friends who care about them, and to promote healing among those bereaved by suicide. For Vancouver residents, provides counselling for individuals age 19 and over who have made a suicide attempt, are currently suicidal, or have suicidal ideation; also offers support and education for people who are concerned about the risk of suicide in a significant other or bereaved by a suicide death. SAFER also offers training, education, and professional consultation in the areas of suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention. Intake is through the Access and Assessment Centre (AAC), available 24 hours a day seven days per week.

SAFER (Suicide Attempt Follow-up, Education and Research)

Address:
Vancouver General Hospital
Outpatient Psychiatry Team, Ground Floor-715 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

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Mailing Address:
Vancouver General Hospital
Outpatient Psychiatry Team, Ground Floor-715 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Service Info

Intake (24-hour - Access and Assessment Centre):

604-675-3700

Alt. Phone:

604-875-4794

Fax:

604-875-5386

Last Verified: 2016-01-26


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