Stay Well In Uncertain Times
Caring and support are also contagious. We’re here to help with proven information and tools.
Find Services in British Columbia
Weekly calls and homework with your personal coach to combat depression, anxiety, stress and worry. Program funded to expand for COVID-19 and available directly, without a doctor’s referral.
Living Life to the Full
Interactive, 8 week online course based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy delivered in 90 minute sessions. Work with a group facing similar issues and learn how to respond to life’s challenges.
Expanded COVID-19 funding to serve more people, through local community-based organizations. Funding will provide free or low-cost counselling by phone or online for people who don’t have access otherwise.
Peer support for Care Workers
Confidential Peer support for long-term care and home support workers. This new Covid-19 response program is accessible by phone or text, and will be staffed by former workers.
Expanding access to peer support and system navigation for people living with mental illness or substance use problems. Based in community at CMHA branches across BC.
Care for Caregivers
Training and education resources to improve psychological health and well being for workers responding to COVID-19. A partnership between SafeCareBC and CMHA will make these resources available
of Canadians say their mental health has declined due to COVID-19
of parents say their child’s mental health is worse due to COVID-19
of Canadians say they feel anxious and worried due to COVID-19
Health information can be confusing or conflicting. What’s recommended one day may be out-of-date the next day. The right information helps you stay safe and gives you a clear plan of action. Every step you take today brings everyone a little closer to the end of the pandemic.
Coping With Financial Uncertainty
Find tips to help you cope if you have lost your job or anticipate losing your job, information for renters who worry about paying rent, and information about financial and other supports from the Government of Canada, Government of BC, and local organizations.
Take Care of Yourself
You may have a lot of difficult feelings around the pandemic: stress, uncertainty, fear, loss, maybe even hopelessness. Simple strategies to take care of your health and well-being during challenging times can really make a difference and put you back in control.
Tips for Managing Anxiety
You may experience overwhelming thoughts or feelings at times. Intense feelings or thoughts around panic or fear are normal, but they can start to come up more often, feel out of control, and really take a toll on your well-being. Learn how to turn down the volume on difficult or overwhelming thoughts or feelings as they come up.
Find more at your local CMHA
Expanded COVID-19 supports have been made possible by the generous funding of the Province of BC