Suicide Prevention, Education and Counselling
For children and youth 18 and under who have made a suicide attempt or are at risk of doing so, the Suicide Prevention, Education and Counselling (SPEAC) program provides suicide risk assessment, crisis intervention and short-term counselling. The therapists are also available for consultation as well as to provide prevention workshops to community groups upon request.
- Youth age 18 and under
- Resident of Surrey, White Rock or Langley
- Self referral welcome
- Optional: Referral from the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) or other community agency
Call (604) 584-5811 and ask for a SPEAC intake worker.
SPEAC also presents suicide prevention workshops to schools, community agencies and special interest groups. Participants learn how to identify warning signs of suicide and ways of providing support to those at risk. Please call the number above for more information.