HEALTH

Take a moment to breathe! Staying healthy is always important, especially now. It's good that you're keeping yourself informed of the different resources out there. Here's some information to help you out.

GENERAL HEALTH

If you are a resident of BC, ON, or AB, you can schedule no-cost virtual consultations with physicians using Babylon by TELUS Health or by using Viva Care Telehealth

For non-emergency medical questions, you can also access free service using HealthLink BC by dialing:

BC COVID-19 NON MEDICAL INFO HOTLINE

If you have non-medical questions about COVID-19, you can call this number between 7:30 am - 8 pm, 7 days a week.

 

Pay Parking at Health Facilities

Pay parking is now suspended at all BC hospitals and health authority owned and operated facilities.

So, can I go get my teeth checked out??

Dentists are now only treating dental emergencies in their offices. You can find more information through the BC Dental Association.

DIET + NUTRITION

It's always a good idea to pay attention to what's in our diet and how our health is being impacted by food. Speak to a HealthLink BC dietician.

FIND AN URGENT CARE CENTRE

You can use the website below to find the nearest urgent or primary care centre near you. The information is provided by HealthLink BC.

LET'S TALK ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

 

310 Mental Health Support (no area code needed)

FEELING ANXIOUS OR NEED SOME TO TALK TO?

Empower Me is a 24/7 service that connects students with qualified consellors, consultants, and life coaches. Connect with Empower Me by calling the number, logging onto the Empower Me website (pword: Studentcare) , or downloading the Empower Me student assistance tools on the Apiria mobile app.

WORK, FINANCES, RELATIONSHIPS, ETC. CAUSING CRISIS?

There are times when we all need someone to listen. The BC Crisis Centre chat or call service is easy to use and set up to hear you out. You can have real-time conservation with a trained volunteer and also learn about issues such as depression, relationship problems, financial hardship work issues, etc.

THOUGHTS OF SUICIDE? LET'S GET HELP NOW.

If you are considering suicide or are concerned about someone who may be, please call the number (click to dial) before to get help now.

ARE YOU A CHILD LOOKING FOR HELP?

The number below is available to support you 24/7. You can speak to a professional counsellor to get all the help you need. Call it or click to dial.

KELTY'S KEY

Kelty's Key is a free and confidential online therapy service that can provide you with the support you need to feel better at your own pace.

BOUNCE BACK BC

BounceBack® is a free skill-building program designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression, anxiety, stress or worry.

HERE TO HELP BC

Here to Help BC can provide you with the support and information you need relating to mental health and substance use.

ANXIETY CANADA

Anxiety Canada has self help resources to manage anxiety.

STUDENT SUPPORT PROGRAM

Students at eligible institutions can access support here. Search for your school or call the number listed.

 

finding support through community

FREE/LOW COST BOOKS + MOVIES

Visit the digital portal of the Vancouver Public Library to access online resources.

WHERE DO I FIND SOCIAL CONNECTION?

Physical distancing can really take a hit to our social satisfaction. The Social Distancing Festival can help.

TAKE SOME FREE ONLINE CLASSES

Set App has a list of websites that offer free online classes to help you grow during COVID-19.

VANCOUVER ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT LIVESTEAMS

Vancouver arts and entertainment live streams and online content that you can watch at home.

LOOKING FOR INFO IN OTHER LANGUAGES OR INFO SPECIFIC TO UNIQUE SITUATIONS?

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CONTACT US

SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

3325-515 W Hastings St.

Vancouver, BC

V6B 5K3

 

E: dialogue@sfu.ca