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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


VPD Benefits Booklet

If you have any questions about your benefits, please contact us at

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.

Web Resources

Association of Clinical Counsellors and Counselling BC Find a counsellor that is a great fit for you


Clinics and Resources ListingMental Health and Substance Use Resources

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.

BC First RespondersBC First Responder's Mental Health resources

Psychology Today Therapist Match - Finding a therapist that will be the best fit for you

Talkspace - Talkspace App - An online resource where you can connect with a therapist online

The Mind's The Matter - Information about Operational Stress Injuries and resources for families

Family Coach for PTSD - National Center for PTSD (American resource)

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.

Children of the Street (a program from PLEA) - Information for at-risk youth about sexual exploitation and internet safety

VPD Women's Personal Safety Team - Women's Personal Safety Workshops

Nurse Practitioner Heidi Dunbar and Connect Health Care - Functional Medicine, Root Cause Analysis and Trauma-Informed Care

Shirleen ChandraRestorative Massage

Polo HealthNaturopathic Medicine

Vancouver Police Foundation

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)

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