Find links and resources to help with mental well-being during COVID-19.
- With so much happening and so much uncertainty in daily life, it’s normal to feel worried and overwhelmed.
- It’s important to look after your mental health and well-being during COVID-19. Don’t wait to reach out.
- Find tips and resources below to help you and your family.
- Where to find support services for mental well-being
- Children, youth and parents
- Post-secondary students
- Health care workers
- B.C. First Nations' individuals and communities
- General tips for mental well-being during COVID-19
The change and uncertainty due to COVID-19 can have a big impact on our mental health. Help is available. Don’t wait to reach out. Find information below on who you can contact for mental well-being support during COVID-19.
Mental Health Support in B.C. for Mood & Anxiety Concerns
B.C.'s virtual mental health supports during COVID-19
- Free or low cost online mental health and substance use services, such as virtual counselling and crisis support.
COVID-19 Mental Health Check-in is a self-assessment tool for youth and adults from the Canadian Mental Health Association B.C. Division.
- This free, anonymous self-assessment tool helps you understand how you are feeling and reflect on your mental, physical and social well-being. It helps cut through the wealth of information available online to find the resources most useful to you.
- Alcohol & Drug Information and Referral Service at 1-800-663-1441 (toll-free in B.C.) or 604-660-9382 (in the Lower Mainland) to find resources and support.
- Here2Talk is a 24/7 mental-health counselling and referral service for post-secondary students.
- Students can engage in chat sessions with a trained counsellor by downloading the Here2Talk app or visiting: here2talk.ca
- They can also speak to a counsellor by phone, toll-free at 1-877-857-3397 or direct 604-642-5212.
Our partners have tips to help with mental well-being during COVID-19. Check out the links below.