Work and Mental Health Support

Stop Framing Wellness Programs Around Self-Care

Most workplace wellness programs focus on individual perks. But is this focus really working — particularly after the disconnect of the past two-plus years of the pandemic?

Burnout response for leaders

How to identify employee burnout, recognize workplace factors and take pro-active steps for prevention. These strategies can help protect overachievers and those recovering from burnout.

Post-secondary student resilience

How to build resilience and minimize the impact of stressors during college or university. This resource helps students learn and choose healthy coping strategies.

Hybrid teams

In a hybrid team, some employees work on-site and some work remotely. Read more to learn how to balance and effectively support the success of both sets of employees.

Long-term Care Resources

BC Centre for Palliative Care provides a list of resources for long-term care.

Moral Injury Guide

This guide was developed to better understand the range of moral emotions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

That Discomfort You’re Feeling Is Grief

An article from the Harvard Business Review.

Dealing with problems in a structured way

by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Peer-to-Peer Discussion Forum

Share your experiences dealing with COVID-19 stress and anxiety and offer and receive mutual support and encouragement with peers. This forum is not a crisis support service. By the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Healthy Break Activities

by Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Bereavement Information (English)

From Vancouver Coastal Health

Bereavement Information (Chinese)

From Vancouver Coastal Health

When Someone Dies...

From Vancouver Coastal Health

Pandemic Response Resources

Qualitative Fit Tester Online Course

Available on SafeCare BC’s LEARNING [SPACE], this self-paced course was specifically designed to increase capacity in the sector around fit testing so successful participants can conduct fit testing at their own organization.

Managing the Mental Health Effects of COVID-19 in the workplace: A Guide for Workers

This guide suggests healthy ways to manage stress and anxiety so you can better take care of yourself, support others, and be more productive at work.

6 tips to respond to employee anxiety about COVID-19

by Canadian Mental Health Association

Talking to children about COVID-19 and its impact

by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

COVID-19 information for healthcare professionals

by the Center for Addiction and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Anxiety

by the Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division

COVID-19 Anxiety Toolbox

A workbook intended to help decrease your anxiety around the COVID-19 outbreak.

Mental Health During COVID-19

An information sheet from the BCFED Health and Safety Centre originally provided for a webinar on mental health during COVID-19 in June 2020.