First Nations Health Authority/KUU-US Crisis Services Line
Culturally safe crisis line support services for First Nations and Aboriginal people in BC. Available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
The First Nations Health Authority and KUU-US Crisis Response Services provide crisis line support services for First Nations and Aboriginal people in BC. The 24-hour crisis line is available 7 days a week, from anywhere in the province.
KUU-US services are for First Nations, by First Nations – all crisis response personnel are certified and trained in Indigenous cultural safety and therefore bring an understanding of First Nations history and trauma from the residential school to their roles. Last year, KUU-US helped over 10,000 individuals with mental health issues and crises related to residential school, child welfare, addiction, health concerns, divorce/separation, suicide ideation/survivorship, grief/loss, crime, abuse, peer pressure and financial distress.
The crisis line can be accessed toll-free at 1-800-KUU-US17.