If you are caring for someone with a mental health and/or substance use challenge or severe mental illness, chances are you could use some support as well. This page features care options and resources aimed at supporting the mental health and wellness of caregivers.
Whistler Community Services Society
Providing a supportive environment to learn from other parents and professionals while connecting with others in the community. WCSS provides additional support for parents experiencing pregnancy or infant loss.
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Supporting friends and loved ones who are experiencing mental health challenges can be both rewarding and stressful. By making time to care for yourself, you can help avoid burnout, isolation, depression, anxiety, and other problems that might arise for this role. Find tips to reduce the impact that caregiving can take.
Care for Caregivers
(for healthcare workers)
Care for Caregivers - Healthcare Worker resources
Care to Speak - a peer support service that provides emotional and psychological help to healthcare workers.
CALL 1-866-802-7337 (PEER)
Monday to Friday, 5pm - 9pm, & Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 10:00am - 2:00pm.