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Mental well-being during COVID-19

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.

Information on this page

  • 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

Where to find support services for mental well-being

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.

Children, youth and parents

Post-secondary students

  • 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.

Health care workers

B.C. First Nations’ individuals and communities

General tips for mental well-being and COVID-19

Our partners have tips to help with mental well-being during COVID-19. Check out the links below.

BC Ministry of Health

HealthLink BC

Anxiety Canada

Mental Health Commission of Canada

Children, youth and parents

Foundry BC

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