Category: Mental Health Support

Adapting to COVID-19: Being Trauma-Informed and Building Resilience

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June 10, 2020 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Audience: This event is intended for faculty and staff of B.C. public post-secondary institutions About the Session: We are experiencing an event with traumatic implications on a global level during COVID-19. Faculty, staff, and students are all attempting to identify… Read More

Institution-Specific Mental Health Supports

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Many post-secondary institutions throughout the province have assembled a phenomenal amount of resources to help students, staff, and faculty practice self-care for themselves and to help those around them. We’re organized this list by name so you can see how… Read More

Fear & Anxiety Related to COVID-19

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June 3, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

During these times of uncertainty, many of us, even if we don’t usually experience anxiety, are worried. We could be worried about getting sick with COVID-19 or infecting someone we love, thinking about finances is also stressful, as are the… Read More

Promoting and Practicing Self-Compassion

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May 26, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

During COVID-19, many of us have more time on our hands. In the past, we’ve told ourselves “When I have time, I’ll learn how to….”. Now is an excellent time to learn new ways to take care of yourself and… Read More

Mental Health Self-Assessment Tool

Help is available if you need it for yourself or for someone you know. This questionnaire from MindHealthBC can help you uncover any mental health or substance use challenges you may be facing. In addition to the quiz, the site… Read More

Stress Management

Video: How to cope when the world is cancelled: six critical skills The coronavirus outbreak has completely disrupted daily life. Clinical psychologist Dr. Ali Mattu shows you how to cope when social events are canceled, you are socially isolated, or… Read More

Virtual Mental Health Supports for Youth

Although this post is titled Supports for Youth, many of these resources are available to anyone and everyone throughout the province. Foundry is a province-wide network of integrated health and social services for people between the ages of 12–24. It… Read More

Virtual Counselling Services

If you need help now, resources are available only a click or call away. The Canadian Mental Health Association has created this collection of resources available to people in British Columbia, with support sources that include: BounceBack – Materials, resources,… Read More