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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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Creating Your Own Adjustable Self-Care Toolkit

Sometimes, engaging in self-care might feel like it’s just too hard. An adjustable self-care toolkit can allow us to be kinder to ourselves and give us the compassion we need on those hard days.

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Unconscious Bias

There are times we judge someone or something with unconscious bias - without knowing that is what we are doing! Read on to find out ways you can identify unconscious bias in your life, and what to do when you notice it.

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Cannabis & You

As we are growing up, we learn to take control of our lives and to not let life take control of us. This section talks about non-medicinal cannabis use.

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Brave in your body

From uncovering unrealistic beauty standards to providing a safe, non-judgmental space for healing and connection, Brave in your Body was created to support young people navigate poor body image.

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Back to School: Balancing Wellness with Everything Else

Going back to school can be difficult after time off. 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.