Vaccines do more than protect the person getting vaccinated, they also protect everyone around them. See below to learn more about vaccines in BC.
If 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!
Wearing a mask is recommended in public spaces if you are not fully vaccinated. It’s important to know what masks do and how to use them properly when you wear them.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had widespread impacts, but one of the most distinct ones is its impact on the ongoing overdose crisis. This article, developed in collaboration with clinicians and doctors, will help you navigate using substances more safely during COVID-19 and beyond.
Staying at home may help lessen the spread of COVID-19, but it may not be the safest option for a lot of people. If you feel unsafe at home, keep reading for some ways to take care of yourself and who to contact if you are in need of additional support .
As someone supporting a young person, you might have difficulty communicating with them during this global health crisis. What do we say to our youth about this issue and how can we be supportive? We have some tips from one of Foundry BC's counsellors on how to be there for the young person in your life.
There is a lot being done to help limit and slow the spread of COVID-19 in BC. Something we can all do is practice physical distancing. But what is this physical distancing exactly? How does it help? And what can you do while you keep your distance?