NEED2 Services

 Need 2 Suicide Prevention in Victoria BC

NEED2 works every day to actively prevent suicide through our anonymous chatting/texting service for youth in crisis ( and through suicide prevention presentations in schools (Suicide Awareness for Youth).
We are primarily a volunteer driven organization.
We provide community workshops and support groups.
We will design custom workshops for your organization in suicide prevention.

We promote the idea that we all can help with reducing suicide through being aware of each other and being willing to help.

Vision Statement: Caring communities without suicide

Mission Statement: 

We work every day to prevent deaths by suicide through our community programs and our on-line presence.  We provide accessible, emotional, and crisis support by engaging the community and advancing the dialogue.

        •    Create awareness     •    Break the silence    •    End the stigma    •

The following are current NEED2 services generously supported by our funders and board, managed by our staff, facilitated by our compassionate volunteers and promoted by our members.

Suicide Awareness for Youth (SAY)
Whole School Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Custom Workshops
Support for Suicide Loss Group

Community Workshops

Our suicide awareness campaign TURNITUP


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NEED2 does not run the telephone crisis line.


For the local Vancouver Island crisis line please call

1-888-494-3888 OR




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