Mental Health/Well Being Supports

Click here for
Helpful Tips,
Videos, Practice Links
and other Wellness Activities to
Engage Students in Mindfulness 
Note from Desert Sun:  During this COVID 19 Pandemic

“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 
Phone:  250-498-2538 ext "0"                                                           
Click HERE for more info
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!
- and - 
BC Ministry of Education Mental Well-Being Information and Resources
 Foundry Virtual
This service is available to young people ages 12-24 and their families to ensure that they get the care and support they need.  Virtual counselling sessions by chat, phone calls or video calls are available.  Click here for information! 
Click the link above for information
from a coordinated network of mental health and addictions services in BC

Be Prepared, Be Well: how to care for yourself and others 
Click here for information and support services from Kids Help Phone.
crisis line
Women's Crisis Line 
Answered 24/7
For information on the
School Mental Health
Curriculum Guide
Virtual Mental Health Supports During
COVID-19 here)
Text HOME to 686868 in Canada to access 24/7 support for ANY emotionally painful situation. Support is via text from a trained crisis responder.



anxiety canada

Anxiety in Adults
Anxiety in Youth 
Anxiety in Children 
Coping with COVID-19