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Lower Mainland sites | Beyond the Blues 2020

Richmond

  • October 7 | 10:30am - 12:00pm

  • Online only

  • Topic: Supporting your Child with Anxiety during COVID-19

  • This talk will provide you with practical strategies that you can use to help your child manage anxiety and stress. During this time of uncertainty, many children can benefit from additional coping skills. More information at yourlibrary.bibliocommons.com/events/search/fq=audiences:(5ab2cc261cc59e4b41421b09)/event/5f64eb06b6e59ca8040541b7.

  • Registration required.

  • Presented by Dr. Gabriela Ionita, Registered Psychologist. Gabriela holds a PhD from McGill University and has over 10 years of experience providing counselling to children, youth, young adults and their families.

  • This program is presented in partnership with Pathways Clubhouse and Beyond the Blues and will be recorded for future use.

  • Open to anyone

  • Contact: Librarian (Richmond Public Library) 604-231-6413 or rpl.yourlibrary.ca/account/ask_us


Richmond

  • October 8 | 6:45pm - 8:00pm

  • Online only

  • Topic: How to Navigate through Loss and Transition

  • Join us for this Free Zoom presentation with Christine Newell

  • This event will be recorded

  • Registration is required. More information at the Eventbrite page: bit.ly/3hOo5Ws

  • Open to anyone

  • Contact: Barbara Fee (Pathways Clubhouse) 604-276-8834


Vancouver

  • October 11, 18, 25 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

  • Online only

  • Targeted to ESL Conversation group from Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House but anyone can join

  • Contact: Frances Affleck (UBC School of Nursing) 604-868-1678


Vancouver

  • October 9 | 10:30am - 11:30am

  • Online only

  • Topic: Learn about self-managing mental health concerns including anxiety and depression

  • Join us for this Free Zoom presentation: http://ow.ly/LSqO50BFK3p
    Dial-in: 778-907-2071
    Meeting ID: 984 9071 3507
    Passcode: 986037

  • Targeted to older adults but anyone can join

  • Contact: Kaitlin Hong Tai (West End Seniors' Network) 604-669-5051 ext. 1


Burnaby

  • October 19

  • BCIT

  • Online only

  • Online workshop on Emotional Literacy

  • The workshop is part of a 2 week Wellness Challenge for Mental Health Awareness Campaign

  • Challenge participants will be entered into a draw to win a grand prize and several smaller prizes and gift vouchers will be offered for specific events (including this mental health workshop)

  • Registration link will be sent to students

  • Education only

  • Open to BCIT students only

  • Contact: Andrea Wilder (BCIT Student Association )


Burnaby

  • October 26

  • BCIT

  • In-person only

  • This is not a live event. Student Association staff are creating individual packaged mental health swag bags for students to pick up individually when they come by the Student Association centre.

  • There will be signage for physical distancing and hand sanitizer on the table.

  • Education only

  • Open to BCIT students only

  • Contact: Andrea Wilder (BCIT Student Association )


New Westminster

  • October 5-9

  • Douglas College

  • Online only

  • Midterm Mindfulness & Self-Care Workshop: One-hour virtual workshop to learn about mindfulness techniques, self-care, and managing academic burnout and stress as the season changes with less daylight hours. Open to all Douglas students, free of cost via Zoom.

  • Sign up at www.douglascollege.ca/student-services/student-life/get-healthy/wellness-activities

  • Daily mental health awareness tips, tools, and resources via Student Life social media & website throughout the week

  • Education only

  • Open to Douglas College students only

  • Contact: Breanna Fraser-Hevlin (Douglas College) 604-362-2673


Vancouver

  • October 16

  • Koerner Pavillion UBC Hospital

  • Online only

  • Workshop offered to nursing students

  • Education only

  • Open to UBC nursing students only

  • Contact: Chelsey Hartwig (University of British Columbia) 604-789-2006


Vancouver

  • October 16

  • Louis Brier Building

  • Online only

  • Education only

  • Contact: Frances Affleck (UBC School of Nursing) 604-868-1678


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