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Finding Support When You’re Always the SupporterIf you are someone who leans towards supporting others, it’s easy to forget about yourself and end up dismissing your own feelings and emotions. When that happens, you might experience compassion fatigue otherwise known as empathic strain, which can lead to burn out. Does this sound like you? To learn more about compassion fatigue and discover tips to support you, the supporter, keep reading! Read Story arrow_forward
An Intro to BC Health Insurance For YouthSometimes you may have to deal with an unexpected injury or illness. When that happens, your MSP (Medical Services Plan) may help cover the cost of treatment. But health insurance can be a really complicated topic, so we’ve put together a summary below to help explain it. Read Story arrow_forward
Caring for your loved ones during the Holiday seasonWe asked a couple of our family peer supporters on the Foundry Virtual services team for ways to support young people while ensuring that you - as a caregiver - can support yourself during this potentially difficult season. Read Story arrow_forward
This Is How We Cope: The Women’s National Field Hockey Team on Overcoming the Pandemic BluesMembers of the Women’s National Field Hockey Team discuss how COVID-19 has affected them and how they are overcoming the pandemic blues. Read Story arrow_forward
Orange Shirt Day and the History of Residential SchoolsOn September 30th we recognize Orange Shirt Day as a time to reflect and bring forth discussion about a devastating part of Canada’s colonial history: The Indian Residential School system. Read Story arrow_forward
Using Substances in a Safer Way During COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has had widespread impacts, but one of the most distinct ones is its impact on the ongoing overdose crisis. This article will help you navigate using substances more safely during COVID-19. There is a list of resources at the end of the article. Read Story arrow_forward
The Foundry team is proud to have participated in this project for the Canadian Mental Health Association… read more