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 your institution is contributing, but you can access many of these resources regardless of your enrolment status.
You are not alone — there are resources available to help you stay safe during this pandemic.
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
- Mental Health at Home — tips and resources for coping with stress and anxiety
- Managing Stress and Anxiety (PDF) — Ten tips to download or print to help employees and students manage stress during the pandemic
- CapU has created an information Self-Care and Wellbeing guide available as a PDF for offline reading
- Well-being — CapU’s guide to maintaining personal wellness around your social, physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, occupational, and environmental needs. The resources include virtual races, yoga apps, streaming selections from the CapU library, and other tools to promote wellbeing.
- Douglas College hosted this webinar to share information about reducing student stress and to answer questions about student rights
- Managing Anxiety and Stress during COVID-19 — a five-pillar plan with links to additional resources to self-manage anxiety and stress
Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC)
- Student Support — JIBC has created this list of resources providing information about disability, mental health and wellness, learning, and gender & inclusion for JIBC folx
- Resources – Langara has developed a comprehensive list of resources to address many of the needs of their students and staff, including food security, emergency funding, and mental health support
Simon Fraser University (SFU)
- Strategies to Managing Stress — quick and accessible information about stress management, with links to SFU resources
Thompson Rivers University (TRU)
- Face COVID (PDF) — a downloadable/printable booklet about responding effectively to the current crisis, including an explanation of the acronym FACE COVID
University of British Columbia (UBC)
- Get Active at Home — live movement sessions, activities for children, productivity tips for working or studying from home, and other resources designed to help you cope with living at home during the pandemic
University of Victoria (UVic)
- 10 Ways to Cope with Anxiety about Coronavirus (COVID-19) (PDF) — a two-page downloadable/printable guide to post and share with anyone concerned about coping with anxiety related to COVID-19
- Ways to Cope in Isolation due to COVID-19 (PDF) — an additional two-page guide with information about coping with isolation