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Jay’s Story

Jay has navigated body image concerns, gender identity and cultural norms to become their authentic and unapologetic self — and inspire others to do the same. Read Story arrow_forward

Be an Active Witness

It is important to learn how to safely interrupt and intervene if you witness discrimination. This article explains how certain words and actions can help us de-escalate and defuse such an incident to prevent more harm. Read Story arrow_forward

Dealing with a Friendship Breakup

There’s a lot out there about breaking up with a romantic partner, but what if a friendship isn’t working out anymore? Navigating separations in any relationship is difficult - read on for our tips on how to handle friendship breakups. Read Story arrow_forward

What to do if you’re falling behind in class

When you’re struggling with mental health, it can be really hard to complete daily tasks, let alone assignments and exams. Read on for tips on what to do if you feel like you’re falling behind in school. Read Story arrow_forward

Meet Shane, Family Peer Supporter at Foundry Virtual BC

Shane is a family peer supporter at Foundry Virtual BC. We asked Shane to answer some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about family peer support.  Read Story arrow_forward

Anxiety When Seeing a Counsellor

Anxious about counselling? Whether it’s your first time or 100th time, your feelings are valid and it’s okay to feel this way. Read on for what you need to know from someone who’s been in your shoes. Read Story arrow_forward

Intro to Discrimination

It’s important to recognize discrimination and find support if you experience it. Recognizing and challenging discrimination helps build more inclusive spaces for us all. Learn more about discrimination and what you can do about it. Read Story arrow_forward

Going Into (Another) New Normal

With the vaccine rollout and events slowly getting back to how they were before COVID-19, it’s okay to feel nervous or even anxious about going into another "new normal.” We have a few things we wanted to share with you that might help you cope as things change. Read Story arrow_forward

How to vote in the Canadian Federal Election (for Young Adults)

On September 20th, Canadians will be heading to the polls. Voting can be exciting and stressful for young Canadians. Here is a guide to help you decide who to vote for, figure out how to vote and how to make your voting experience awesome! Read Story arrow_forward

Back to School: Balancing Wellness with Everything Else

Going back to school this year is going to feel different for a lot of students. It’s important to be kind to yourself and take a step back when things are feeling overwhelming for you. If your feelings are starting to take over your everyday life, reach out and get support whenever you need it. Read on to find resources to help you during the back to school season. Read Story arrow_forward
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