mental health

UBC study seeks to learn if at-home workout apps improve health during pandemic

Trial will give people access to yoga, HIIT or barre training

 

EDITORIAL: Pandemic pressure for those vulnerable to depression, stress, anxiety

This week is Mental Health Week and it’s OK to say you’re not OK

  • May 6, 2020

 

COVID-19 burnout: Can-do attitude gives way to anxiety, despair for many

One-fifth of Canadians say they will experience ‘high levels’ of depression if isolation continues into summer

Chilliwack mayor highlighting mental health awareness

‘When I need to relax and de-stress, I turn to gardening,’ Mayor Popove said in his statement

Trudeau announces $240M funding for online mental health platform, virtual healthcare

The federal government is also provided $175 million in funding to AbCellera for research

Free COVID-related counselling on offer from Chilliwack Community Services

‘We’re all dealing with big feelings in one form or another,’ says Chilliwack Community Services rep (CCS)

Here2Talk: B.C. launches free counselling service for post-secondary students

Province expedites new mental health app in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers at UFV looking into effects of pandemic on activity and mental health

Survey is online now to gather data from people of all backgrounds on physical activity changes

Chilliwack’s youth health clinic staying open thanks to virtual visits

Health professionals still available for youth in a digital realm during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

Ann Davis Transition Society shifting its services in the age of COVID-19

ADTS is adding counselling for women and youth, in part to help deal with coronavirus stress

Students in the Fraser East work hard, need more mental health support

McCreary Centre releases stats from 2018 that show trends among students

B.C. lawyer, professor look to piloting a mental-health court

In November, Nova Scotia’s mental-health court program marked 10 years of existence

  • Feb 20, 2020

B.C. MP wants to decriminalize self-harm in military

NDP’s third attempt to improve mental health assistance within the military

Coroner emphasizes jury’s recommendations in B.C. teen’s overdose death

16-year-old Elliot Eurchuk died of a fentanyl overdose in 2018

Chilliwack father says family involvment can be key to mental health treatment

Having a care team that involves family members in a significant way can make all the difference.

  • Jan 30, 2020

60% of Canadian workers would take a pay cut for better mental health support: survey

Survey found 77% of workers would leave for better wellness initiatives

Vancouver Island police first in B.C. to offer mental health resiliency training

Departments from Oak Bay, Saanich, Central Saanich complete trauma training class

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery