Care to Speak Podcast

Would you like to be part of breaking the stigma around mental health in your healthcare profession while you support the community? Fill in this survey and let us know your participation capacity and topics you would like to listen and learn more about.

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Healthcare Worker Resources

Whether you work in long-term care, home and community care, or community social services, your mental health is a priority. While you are helping to keep our communities strong, we are here to provide quick and easy resources to support your mental, emotional and physical well-being.

 

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ANXIETY

For healthcare workers, the stress and feelings of anxiety surrounding COVID-19 can even be greater, as you worry about the health and safety of those in your care, your family, and yourself.
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BURNOUT

If you’re emotionally exhausted or feel that you’re unappreciated and overwhelmed even though you continue to work hard, you may be approaching or in burnout.
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DEPRESSION

It cannot be stated enough that your mental health matters. Feeling depressed is not a sign of weakness. The feeling can be treated.
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SOCIAL CONNECTION

Social connection is important for sustaining our sense of feeling cared for, supported, and listened to. Positive interactions from our supportive relationships improve our mood.
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TAKING CARE OF ME

We are not designed to be in stress mode all the time. When our stress systems get overworked, we are at increased risk for physical health and mental health problems.
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BEREAVEMENT AND GRIEF

Grief is a natural process that our minds and bodies undergo when we experience a significant loss in our life. There is a range of things you can do support yourself during this challenging time.

Events for Caregivers

Upcoming Mental Health Webinars

MORE THINGS THAT MIGHT HELP

Mental Health Support Resources

The kind woman talks to her and reads books. Both wear face protective masks and keep their distance due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Expanded Support from CMHA BC

Peer support, BounceBack* coaching, community counselling and more supports are delivered with community-based local CMHA’s and partner organizations throughout British Columbia. Read More

Crisis Line and Crisis Centre

Do you need help right away? Call the Crisis Line anytime at 1800-784-2433 or 310-6789 IN BC. Get Help Now.

Supportive Conversation Library

Questions and strategies to help you have a supportive conversation with someone you care about on difficult topics like mental health, stress, addiction, anger, abuse or lying. Visit the library today.

Phone Line Support for Healthcare Workers

The Mobile Response Team is available to support the mental well-being and psychological safety of frontline healthcare workers who are experiencing distress and mental health concerns in response to COVID-19. To request MRT support, you can call: 1-888-686-3022 or Email: MRT@phsa.ca