Suicide Attempt Follow-up Education and Research (SAFER) - Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre

SAFER has been amalgamated with the Mental Health and Substance Use Outpatient Services at Vancouver Hospital. In addition to suicide assessment, follow-up, education, and research.

SAFER has the added services of a new short-term assessment and treatment team (ASTAT) that provides crisis intervention and follow-up within 72-hours when clinically indicated. 

SAFER also has integrated expertise and services with group therapy, individual psychiatry, online therapy and rehabilitation services. 

SAFER continues to provide psychotherapy/psychoeducational services for clients with suicidal ideation, people bereaved by suicide and concerned others. 

All referrals are processed through the Access and Assessment Centre. 

Joseph & Rosalie Segal & Family Health Centre

803 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1N1
Phone: (604) 875-4794

Hours of operation

Open 7 days a week 
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.


?All referrals are processed through the Access and Assessment Centre. 

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

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?All referrals are processed through the Access and Assessment Centre.