Foundry offers free online webinars on a variety of topics related to mental health and well-being for young people ages 12-24 living in BC. All webinars can be watched again on the Foundry YouTube channel.
You’ll find our available webinars below, all of which are approximately 45 minutes long.
Foundry’s provincial virtual services – young people aged 12-24 and their caregivers can utilize the Foundry BC app to access drop-in or schedule virtual counselling appointments, find peer support, join a group or browse our library of tools and resources.
Advocating to Medical Professionals as a Young Person
This is a webinar presentation on advocating to medical professionals as a young person with guest speaker Whitney from TransCare BC.
The Mental Health Act and You
Are you curious to learn more about your rights under the Mental Health Act? This presentation will be facilitated by Iva Cheung, a PhD graduate from Simon Fraser University on how to better understand your rights as a young person.
Navigating the Child Welfare System
This presentation will cover your rights as a youth in care in BC and is facilitated by members of the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth.
Legal Aid Services
This webinar covers accessing legal aid services as a young person and is presented by Pivot Legal Society.
This webinar addresses how to access victim services as a young person and is presented by a Child & Youth Victim Services Worker from Cameray Child & Family Services.
Conversations regarding Substance Use During COVID-19
Addiction Psychiatry and the Opioid Overdose Crisis in BC
Executive Director Steve Mathias facilitates a discussion on how youth in BC who use substances are being impacted during COVID-19.
Harm Reduction with a Nurse
A Nurse Practitioner from the Foundry Virtual team facilitates a discussion on harm reduction and substance use.
Pathways to Harm Reduction and Recovery
Youth Engagement Coordinator Raymond Johnson-Brown and Implementation Services Manager Elise Durante discuss pathways to harm reduction and recovery for youth who use substances, in addition to how their own lived experiences influences their work.