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Your Mental Well-Being

Employee and Family Assistance Program available 24/7
Counselling - Visit HomewoodHealth or call 1-800-663-1142


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Train (your brain) Like an Olympian: Mental Performance - WEBINAR

Thriving at work and in life doesn’t happen by accident: there are teachable skills that can help you unleash your full potential. Join Jean Francois Menard, one of the world's top mental performance coaches, for this webinar on February 3, 2021 10am PT where he will share techniques and strategies used to help Cirque du Soleil artists, Olympians and pro athletes become the best in the world. Learn how to face difficult moments with a constructive mindset, remain confident even when feeling vulnerable, be comfortable with the uncomfortable and be ready to face whatever hurdles come your way.

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i-Volve is a web-based solution designed to treat employees and their families struggling with anxiety and/or mild depression. i-Volve will help you to identify, challenge and overcome anxious thoughts, behaviours and emotions. To access i-Volve, please register on

Homewood e-APP is a user-friendly application that includes access to tools and resources on HomeWeb, access to i-Volve Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for depression and anxiety, and access to HomeChat (live chat).

E-Courses available through Homewood Health:

  • Taking Control of Stress, 120 min.
  • Resilience, 120 min.

To access Homewood articles, the E-courses or i-Volve, please register at

MindWell U: Now a full suite of evidence-based mindfulness resources for VIU employees, for stress reduction, improved mental health, and better focus. Check out Studio Be live webinars and drop-in guided mindfulness sessions. Explore The Well, a library of 200+ on-demand resources. Try the 30-day MindWell Challenge or the 5-day Mini MindWell Challenge, on your own or with a buddy. Experience the many lasting benefits of being Mindful-in-Action. Learn more through this short video.

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health offers Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic to provide information and suggestions about coping strategies and resources to manage your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stronger Minds by BEACON—sponsored by Manulife and Green Shield Canada—is a program available to support Canadians through the pandemic. Participants have access to daily guidance from a team of clinical psychologists. You are provided with resources to help you learn how to protect your mental well-being during these turbulent times using videos, quick reads and resilience-building activities. This resource is free to all Canadians.

MindShift™ CBT—a doctor and counsellor recommended free app by Anxiety Canada for iOS and Android devices. Get the tools to tackle worry, panic, perfectionism, anxiety and phobias.

Workplace Solutions for Mental Health Training - This online course can be completed at your own pace and will take about 3 hours to complete. Learn more about mental illness, factors contributing to mental illness, performance concerns related to mental illness, accommodations, reducing stigma, preparing for an employee's return to work and managing a crisis.



Switching Off After WorkWorking from home? Try these tips for switching off after work and put the home back into WFH (article at The Guardian).

At Here-to-Help you will find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.

FETCHProtecting Your Mental Health, is a list of mid-Island resources from the Canadian Mental Health Association to help you maintain your mental health during COVID-19.

Wellness Together Canada: provides mental health and substance use support to all Canadians suffering from the impacts of the coronavirus crisis.  

BCcampus has created a website with mental health supports for those in the BC public post-secondary sector who may be experiencing feelings of heightened anxiety, stress and isolation. In partnership with experts across the province, BCcampus will host webinars on topics like effective online learning, mental health, and resilience. Please visit Adapting to COVID-19 to learn more.

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Contact Homewood Health

Employee and Family Assistance Program available 24/7 Counselling: call 1-800-663-1142 or visit Homewood Health online.

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