Focus on You

View these brochures online or feel free to come by the Libr@ry for a paper copy. 
We are here to support you.

Anxiety

The Anxiety brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library, external resources, and other information for you to check out!

Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

Anxiety Canada - Online resources providing self-help information, programs, and workshops in BC

Teen Mental Health - Learn more about mental health and how to help a friend

Crisis Centre : Youth in BC - 24/H Crisis lines and online chat available in BC

Here to Help - is a BC Information Resource for Individuals and Families Managing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

Foundry - is an online resource for youth and their friends and families to connect to mental health resources and support

LGBTQ+

The LGBTQ+ brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library as well as external resources.

Our library catalogue hosts a large collection of fiction and non-fiction LGBTQ+ resources and novels.
Click the link to view our LGBTQ Library Resources.

Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

Trans Lifeline - Connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

SOGI 123 - Terms and identities for people whose sexual orientation and/or gender identity is in the minority

Qchat - Peer support line and resource database for LGBTQ2S youth in BC

TransCare BC - List of peer support groups across BC for trans, gender diverse and Two-Spirit community members and their parents, caregivers, and support networks.
OK2BME
- Information and resources for LGBTQ+ persons

QMUNITY - Vancouver youth and adult events and resources

PFLAG Vancouver - Resources for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays to help them be accepting

The Trevor Project - Helping LGBTQ+ youth with crisis and suicide prevention

Fraser Valley Youth - Drop-in group available in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Hope

Grief and Loss

The Grief and Loss brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library as well as external resources for you to check out!

Our library catalogue hosts a large collection of fiction and non-fiction Grief and Loss resources and novels.

Click the link to view our Grief and Loss Library Resources.

Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

Too Damn Young - A blog written by young adults who have lost family and friends

Beyond Blue - Addresses how you are feeling, where to find support, and how to approach a friend who may be suffering from a loss

Hospice of the Valley -Grief support, and other resources for teens and parents who are experiencing a loss
 

Addiction

The Taking Care of Each Other brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library, external resources, and other information for you to check out!

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

Foundry - is an online resource for youth and their friends and families to connect to mental health resources and support

Langley Community Services Society Substance Use Program - provides information, education, counselling and referrals for persons wanting to create change regarding personal substance use

How to Help a Friend - is a great place to look if you are worried about a friend

Here to Help - is a BC Information Resource for Individuals and Families Managing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

HealthLink BC - has overdose information and nurses available by calling 811 

Sexual Health

The Sexual Health brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library as well as external resources.

Our library catalogue hosts a collection of non-fiction LGBTQ+Sexual Health resources. Click the link to view our Sexual Health Library Resources
Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

Teen Talk - Birth control, bodies, consent and sexual assault, gender identity, pregnancy, sexuality, and more.

Teens Health - Body changes, STIs, birth control, staying safe, and overall health.

Sex ETC - By teens for teens including sex education videos, information centre, list of terms, a clinic finder, and more.
Planned Parenthood -  Abortion, birth control, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and more.
Safeteen - Sex, pregnancy, STIs, relationships, health and wellness, and LGBTQ+.

Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights - Resources on sexual health including general information, rights, laws, and policies, global work, and ways you can help. 
Also, visit  Sexual Health at All Ages
 

WGSS Counselling and Careers

Up-to-date resources to support students.

Other Resources

Recommended by the WGSS Counsellors 

erase (powered by the Government of B.C)

erase is all about building safe and caring school communities. Topics include online safety, mental health and wellbeing, bullying, substance use, school safety, and sexual orientation and gender identity.

Youth in BC (powered by Crisis Centre)

24-hour crisis lines and chats available for BC residents. Resources available on a variety of topics including abuse and assault, disordered eating, addictions, LGBTQ, self-harm, sex and sexual health, and suicide.
24-hour Crisis Line for Greater Vancouver:  604-872-3311

Kids Help Phone

Call, text, or chat options available for support.
"Kids Help Phone is always there for you. No matter what you want to talk about, we’re here to listen. No judgment, totally private, 24/7."

Call a counsellor: 1-800-668-6868

Here to Help

A great website with a wealth of self-help resources for a range of mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, and eating habits.

Foundry

Plenty of resources with self-care tools, website links, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources.

Anxiety Canada

Find information, self-help resources, and videos about anxiety. Check out MindShift - an app designed to help teens and young adults take charge of anxiety.

Mind Your Mind

A website for youth providing resources to help manage stress and mental health issues.

TeensHealth

A website about healthy living for teens, kids, and parents.  Check out the Q & A section.

Teen Mental Health

More great information about teen mental health issues.

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8919 Walnut Grove Drive

Langley, B.C. V1M 2N7

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Launched May 11th, 2016

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(604) 882-0220 Local 250

 

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