Starting with Yourself

Mental Health Resources

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College of Psychologists of BC

Centre for Clinical Interventions provides free online self-help workbooks for depression, anxiety, assertiveness, self-compassion, eating disorders, perfectionism, and procrastination. They also have handy factsheets outlining several mental health disorders and Cognitive Behavioural Strategies. 

AnxietyBC provides resources for living with anxiety including an app for your phone and audio files for mindfulness practices, such as progressive muscle relaxation and breathing exercises. This site also includes resources for youth.

The following are links to resources available in the Elk Valley:

Snow Valley Counselling Ltd.

Olivia Griffioen Psychoeducational Assessments

DHC Counselling

West Fernie Counselling

Thunder Meadows

Flow Psychology

Full Circle Psychology

Fernie Women's Resource Centre

East Kootenay Addictions Services Society

Opt Options for Sexual Health Fernie

Elk Valley Suicide Task Force (great list of resources in the valley)

Fellaship

Here is a link to a good article about apps for your phone and online forums regarding mental health. 

If you are in crisis please go to your nearest hospital emergency room for assistance or call:

Interior Crisis Line 1-888-353-2272

BC Crisis and Suicide Line 1-800-784-2433