THE FIRST NATION ACTION & SUPPORT TEAM (FAST) PROGRAM,
7700 Sik-e-dakh Road, Glen Vowell
TEL: (250) 842-5165
FAX: (250) 842-2186
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.
For more information contact the Sandra Rodgers, FAST Coordinator ext. 406
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”