Mental Health/Well Being Supports

EASE K–7 lessons have been adapted for use by parents and caregivers to help children manage worries and everyday anxiety at home. Available in multiple languages. For more information click this link:
Young people aged 12-24 and their caregivers can now access provincial virtual services through the Foundry BC app.
Available services:
  • Counselling
  • Peer Support
  • Virtual Appointments
  • Groups & Workshops for Young People
  • Groups & Workshops for Caregivers
Click here for
Helpful Tips,
Videos, Practice Links
and other Wellness Activities to
Engage Students in Mindfulness 
During this COVID 19 Pandemic - Note from Desert Sun

“We are all working remotely but the phones are still being answered. Message: “Desert Sun Counselling is open for business and we are still here to help our communities during this time of crisis. Mental Health is key and please watch our Facebook page for daily tips on maintaining healthy relationships and a healthy family life.  If you or a family member find yourdesert sunself in crisis or are having difficulty navigating family relationships in this time of isolation please do not hesitate to reach out to our organization for help. We are here for you and if we cannot help you we can refer you to someone who can. #wehelppeople

Desert Sun Counselling Services
250-498-2538 ext. "0"                                                   
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Wellness Together
or visit
For those struggling with COVID related concerns click here for information about this free, short-term resource. 
Resources & Supports
Emergency Assistance, 
Heath and Wellness, 
Financial Resources and more!
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BC Ministry of Education Mental Well-Being Information and Resources
Virtual counselling sessions
by chat, phone calls or video calls
for ages 12-24 and their families
Bounce BackBounceBack® is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered online or over the phone with a coach, you will get access
to tools that will support you on your path to mental wellness. Click Here!
Information from a coordinated network of mental health and addictions services in BC

Interior Health Crisis Line
  • 24-hour provincial Indigenous crisis line
  • Call: 1-800-588-8717
  • For children & youth: 250-723-2040
  • For adults: 250-723-4050
BC Helpline for Children
24-hour helpline for all BC youth
310-1234 (no area code needed)
Provincial support for all youth aged 12-24

Connection to mental health and substance use counselling services for adults
310-MHSU (6478)
24/7 Mental health and crisis support for Indigenous Peoples across Canada
 Information & Support
Kids Help Phone
crisis line
Women's Crisis Line 
Answered 24/7
Mental Health
Mental Health Supports During COVID-19
Youth in BC
Youth in BC here
Crisis Centre
Text HOME to 686868 to access 24/7 support for ANY emotionally painful situation. Support is via text from a trained crisis responder.



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