The World Health Organization posted ideas to try as alternatives to hugs, high fives, and handshakes — check it out and give them a try!
This coming Monday (August 3) is BC Day. As we think about how to enjoy our long weekend, it is more important than ever that we continue to keep each other healthy and safe. Stick to fewer faces, and bigger spaces and remember to follow Dr. Bonnie Henry’s “Travel Manners” if you are leaving your community!
Along with their COVID-19 Mental Health Check-in self-assessment, free counseling is one of the resources listed by the Canadian Mental Health Association B.C. Division.
A new network of certified counsellors have volunteered their time to offer free, short-term 1:1 counselling online or by phone. If you’re interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, best contact information, and general availability to receive an appointment time. A counsellor will respond to you directly to set up an appointment time.
Please forward this information as needed!
Hey everyone, while 811 phone support continues to be available for COVID-19 related issues, there is a help line available for non-COVID-19 related support: 1-604-215-8110. Please pass along!
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If you have been struggling to cope with worry, panic, perfectionism, or social anxiety, check out Anxiety Canada’s free app, MindShift, for helpful ways to think and relax! It’s available for iPhone and Android.
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