COVID-19 | Mental Health
A message from Justine Keirn of Valley Community Services regarding community support and counselling.
A message from Amber Riel on taking care of Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
|Mental Health Resources|
|Valley Community Services|
Offering emotional support to people in Creston and surrounding areas who need help during this pandemic.
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|Here to Help BC|
Mental Health and Substance Use Information
|Canadian Mental Health Association|
Offering a range of programs including peer support programs for all age ranges, counselling for parents, and general counselling.
The free, virtual WE Well-being program was recently launched as part of the new WE Schools @home program. Accessible for grades K-12 in both English and French, the program is aimed at youth who are experiencing anxiety and social isolation.
|EASE at Home|
Offers helpful tips for parents, like how to teach children calming breathing techniques or use structured games like scavenger hunts to build routine in a way that’s fun
|Here 2 Talk|
All students currently registered in a BC post-secondary institution have access to free, confidential counselling and community referral services.
|Bounce Back |
Free skill-building program designed to help adults manage low mood, mild depression, and support during COVID-19
|Wellness Together Canada|
Wellness Together Canada provides free online resources, tools, apps and connections to trained volunteers and qualified mental health professionals when needed.
Tools and resources to manage COVID-19 related anxiety
|Crisis Service Canada|
Suicide Prevention and Support
p. 1-833-456-4566 text. 45645
|Interior Crisis Line Network|
Serves all support, crisis and suicide calls across the Interior Region
p. 1-888-353-2273 or 1-800-SUICIDE
|Mental Help Support|
Emotional support, information and resources available 24/7
|Mental Health Commission Canada|
|Kids Help Phone|
24/7 national support service
p. 1 800-668-6868 text 686868