During this challenging time we remain committed to providing mental health support services to our members and clients, and a safe and healthy working environment for our staff.
For the most recent updates on our services, please visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/newviewsociety
NOTE: You do NOT need a Facebook account to view the posts. Please let us know if you have any issues, or call 604-941-3222 to speak with a staff member.
Stay healthy, and we will get through this together.
(We have primarily included links to websites that will be updated with the latest information.)
Resources on Virus:
https://covid19.thrive.health/ (BC self-assessment tool)
If you are looking for non-medical information about COVID-19:
- Call: 1-888-COVID-19*
- Text: 604-630-0300
- Online: BC CDC
Resources on Government Support (e.g. income, rent, family care):
For Individuals: https://bcnpha.ca/resources/covid-19-coronavirus/ Great summary of all Government supports available. Scroll down to ‘Financial Supports’ and click on the link ‘For individuals and residents’.
BC211: http://www.bc211.ca/ (Vancouver-based non-profit organization that specializes in providing information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC.)
Other COVID-19 resources and news articles – good but not as good as the government sources:
Resources for supporting children:
Health (Virtual Clinic): https://www.divisionsbc.ca/fraser-northwest (see a family doctor virtually for all health concerns)
Bouncebank: https://bouncebackbc.ca/register/ (skill-building program for managing mood and stress)
Documents below: Thanks to Ashley Lund, Recreation Therapist and Jennifer Burke Occupational Therapist at Tri-Cities Mental Health
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Social Distancing Infographic
Practice Self-Care In Nature
Managing Anxiety around COVID-19
Seize the Opportunity for Staying at Home
Phone Apps, Websites & Self-Help Books
Mindfulness Resource Package
Ideas to occupy your time - client resource April 2020