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For Families & Caregivers

When young people face challenges it can be hard to know the best way to support them. Foundry empowers families, caregivers, siblings and other loved ones to find the right care and support for young people. In this section, you will find information to assist you in understanding mental health and wellness in young people, identifying signs of mental health difficulties, tips for conversations with your youth or young adult and where to find additional resources and support.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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Overcoming the COVID-19 Gap in Your Resume

It can be hard to know where to start when building a resume and you might feel like there are gaps in your experience because of pandemic lockdowns. No matter what your life looked like, we're here for you. Keep reading for steps on how to start a resume, overcoming the COVID-19 gap, and making your resume stand out.

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From Cedar to Sweetgrass: Let’s Talk About Wellness

This article explores what wellness means for Indigenous peoples. This includes First Nations, Métis, and Inuit cultures.