THE FIRST NATION ACTION & SUPPORT TEAM (FAST) PROGRAM,
7700 Sik-e-dakh Road, Glen Vowell
The First Nation Action & Support Team (FAST) is administered by Gitxsan Health Society to service the communities of Kispiox, Sik-e-dakh, Gitanmaax, Gitsegukla, Gitwangak, Gitanyow, Hagwilget, Moricetown, Kitsumkalum, Kitselas, and Gitxaala.
Wellness Task Force Coordinator
Please find attached the link to our updated Hazelton’s Community Directory for your review and use. Feel free to share with your contacts, print copies and share in your community. It is filled with all the programs and contact phone #’s for the many helping services in our area. It also has healthy activities and information for wellness for all ages.
F A S T
Serving 12 First Nations: Gitanmaax Kispiox, Sik-e-dakh, Gitsegukla, Gtiwangak, Gitanyow, Hagwilget, Moricetown, Kitsumkalum, Kitselas Gitxaala and Haisla
What you can expect from FAST:
- Follow-up contact if you have been to the hospital with suicidal thoughts or actions.
- To provide support and/or assist with finding resources to ensure assistance for anyone who has been affected by the loss of a loved one thru suicide
- Referral services to community programs and services
- Set up and Co-ordinate Grief & Loss community Workshop
- Set up and facilitate Through the Pain community Workshops
Help is available. Please Reach out. Speak up. You are not alone.
If you are in crisis, call 9-1-1 for help
Crisis line: 1 (888) 562-1214
More numbers to talk to someone:
Crisis Line: 1 (888) 784—2433 Teen Line: 1 (888) 564-8336
KUU-US Crisis Line Society First Nations and Aboriginal specific 24/7 crisis line based in Port Alberni and serving the entire province. Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717
Youth Line: 250-723-2040 – Adult Line: 250-723-4050.
Native Youth Crisis Hotline – 1-877-209-1266
Answered by staff 24/7. Available throughout Canada and US.
Youth in BC Visit www.youthinbc.com for youth resources or chat with a counsellor online.
You can also call 1-866-661-3311 (toll-free in BC) 24 hours a day.
“Embracing life through suicide awareness and community empowerment”