Together We Give Hope

Special Programming During the Current Health Situation

The Crisis Centre values the importance of community, connection and support during this current health situation. To support our mental health and wellbeing, we are expanding our mindfulness-based programs online for youth and adults.  

These courses are available, free of charge, to provide resources and strategies to help us through these challenging and changing times.

Tools for Managing Stress and Burnout: 6-Week Online (Adults)

What is it about? 

The current health situation is beyond what many of us have dealt with in our lifetime. Join us in this 6-week online course to connect with others, and learn ways that you can support yourself. Each 60-minute webinar is led by an experienced mindfulness educator who will share simple, practical mindfulness tools to support our mental health. Each session focuses on a different theme, and incorporates a variety of activities, videos and guided mindfulness practices. Relate and connect with others #TogetherAtHome.

Participation is flexible. You can attend live and/or access recorded classes weekly at any time. You will receive weekly resources and information to support learning. 

Suitable for those with little to no mindfulness experience or those with experience who are looking for new insights.

When is it happening?

Attend live Zoom Webinars or recorded video classes weekly at anytime

  • Wednesdays: Apr 1 to May 6
  • Live from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (PDT)

What’s Needed?

Basic Internet. You don’t need a webcam or mic. Just the ability to watch and listen!

Attending a live Zoom Webinar is as straightforward as clicking on a link. Webinar attendees do not need their own Zoom account to join a webinar and can easily join from any desktop, laptop, mobile device, or Zoom Room.  

Bring a pen and paper if you want.

Registration

REGISTER HERE

If you have been financially impacted by the current health situation, we are offering complimentary registration. For those who are able to pay the registration fee, we appreciate your financial support.

  • Complimentary: $0
  • Standard Registration: $99
  • Student/ Low Income: $49
  • Group Rate (5+ individuals): $25
Tools for Managing Uncertainty and Change: Free Online (Youth)

What is it about?

Are you, or a teen you know, feeling bored, anxious or uncertain about change, as if the world is on pause from normal life? You’re not alone! 

Join teens from throughout B.C. for twice-weekly webinars to have some fun, connect with others, and learn ways that you can support yourself.

In each 30-minute webinar, an experienced mindfulness educator will introduce you to a variety of mindfulness-based activities that you can try. Learn how to recognize and manage difficult emotions, like boredom, anxiety, disconnection and loneliness. Relate and connect with others #TogetherAtHome.

Drop-in for one or more sessions. Webinars are Tuesdays and Fridays at 1:30 pm (PDT). You can attend live and/or access recorded sessions weekly at any time. 

No experience necessary. Open to youth (and their families) in grades 7 to 12.

When is it happening?

Attend live Zoom Webinars or do recorded video classes weekly at anytime

Sessions: Friday, April 3 to Tuesday, April 28

  • Tuesdays & Fridays - 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm (PDT)

What’s Needed?

Basic Internet. You don’t need a webcam or mic. Just the ability to watch and listen!

Attending a live Zoom Webinar is as straightforward as clicking on a link. Webinar attendees do not need their own Zoom account to join a Webinar and can easily join from any desktop, laptop, mobile device, or Zoom Room.  

Bring a pen, colour pencils and paper if you want.

Registration

REGISTER HERE

 

If you are in crisis, distress, or having thoughts of suicide, help is available! We are here to listen, here to help – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call 1-800-784-2433 (1-800-SUICIDE), or call your local crisis centre.

Contact us:

Anywhere in BC 1-800-SUICIDE: 1-800-784-2433
Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789
Vancouver Coastal Regional Distress Line: 604-872-3311
Sunshine Coast/Sea to Sky: 1-866-661-3311
Online Chat Service for Youth: www.YouthInBC.com (Noon to 1am)
Online Chat Service for Adults: www.CrisisCentreChat.ca (Noon to 1am)