Webinars and other online resources
Managing Mental Health: Tools for our Public Safety Professionals and their Families
Hosted by Axon Canada in partnership with Canada Beyond the Blue
View the recording here - WEBINAR
Conversation with Dr. Duncan Shields about resiliency and adapting
View the recording here - Dr. Shields
Resources For Working Through Grief and Loss
A few quick reads on grief and loss at this time
Resources for Children and Families
General Mental Health During COVID-19
Heads Up Guys – COVID-19 Information Hub
Psychology Today – Grieving during COVID-19
Option B – Website dedicated to building resilience
Canadian Mental Health Association – COVID-19 focused information
VPD Benefits Booklet
If you have any questions about your benefits, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wondering how to pick the right psychologist or counsellor for you?
Canada BTB has created a guide that can help you through the process!
We have created a list of professionals who have been used by VPD families.
Please let us know if there is anyone who should be added or if you have any questions.
Here To Help BC - Explores 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.
Honour House Society - Honour House Society is a refuge, a home away from home for Canadian Forces personnel, emergency services personnel and their families to stay, completely free of charge, while they are receiving medical care and treatment in the Metro Vancouver area.
Nurse Practitioner Heidi Dunbar and Connect Health Care - Functional Medicine, Root Cause Analysis and Trauma-Informed Care
VPD Peer Support Unit and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team
This is a team of sworn VPD members who provide group and individual support and referrals to members.
The Unit also has a list of approved psychologists and can speak to you about resource options.
Cell: 604-353-3709 (monitored 24/7)