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Welcome to the McBride Library Learning Commons: Wellness

Health and Wellness Support

                  FREE Mindfulness App         

Local Resources

In School Support

McBride Secondary School Counsellor


Phone: 250-569-2251     

After Hours or Emergency Line - 1-888-5621214

Mental Health and Addictions Counselling (including Smoking and Tobacco Reduction) -Tracy Finlay  (ext. 2038)

Public Health Nurse - Susan Umstot (ext. 2034)  Private and confidential support to health and well-being (including birth control)


Book an appointment with a doctor for private and confidential solutions that support health and well-being.

250-569-2251 (ext 2000)


   Health Topics A-Z,  Available Services, and Digital Health Tools                                          


Phone: 250-569-2266 or Toll-free: 1-844-324-2004   

After hours: 250-566-1847

Mental Health Support -

     Jessica Kraby - Youth Mental Health Support Worker and

     Laura Smith - Youth an Mental Health Clinician

PEACE Programs - Domestic Violence and Victim Support

     Sara Olofsson - Police Based Victim Services Worker/Youth Support Worker

In Our Library

Comprehensive Recommended Resources

   Powered by the Government of BC, erase provides information   on a variety of topics including mental health and well- being, bullying, sexual orientation and gender identity, substance use, and school safety.


     Information and strategies to support yourself or someone else manage mental health and substance use problems.


     Virtual Services include virtual counselling appointments, peer support, and a library of tools and resources.


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


     Resources and support line about mental health, addictions, and disorders.  Peer support and an online support line.


     A website you can listen or print reliable information on a variety of health topics including: mind, body, sexual health, food and fitness, diseases & conditions, infections, drugs & alcohol, school & jobs, sports, and staying safe.

Mental Health

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


    Mental health support, advice, and how to help someone else.


   Listening, resources, tools, and peer support to families across the province to navigate the mental health system.


   Information, tools, and support online.  Physical office in Prince George.  


 Phone 811 - Overdose Information and nurses available; information




  Addictions recovery help for teens.

Grief and Loss

 A resource for teens who are navigating grief.

Sexual Health

   Birth control, bodies, consent and sexual assult, gender identity, pregnancy, and more.


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


   Includes videos, an information centre, a blog, games, and more.



  Abortion, birth control, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and more.


  Resources on sexual health , rights and laws, global work, and ways you can help.


      A trusted resource for sexual and reproductive health.

LGBTQ Resources and Information

  A peer support line and resource database for LGBTQ2S youth

   in BC: 1-(855)-956-1777


 Information and resources for LGBTQ+ persons



   Resources and Peer Support - (877) 330-6366


  Helping LGBTQ+ youth with crisis and suicide prevention


Call Support

To speak with a 211 Navigator for information or referral to community resources please dial or text 2-1-1, email, or live chat.
Navigators are available 24/7 and can access an interpreter in over 150 languages to help facilitate inquiries.

BC211 connects people to community, health and government resources for help, where and when they need it.

23-hour Crisis Line - 1-866-661-3311

Online resources available on a variety of topics including abuse and assault, disordered eating, addictions, sexual orientation and gender identity, sexual health, self-harm, and suicide.

Call a counsellor: 1-800-668-6868

Call, text, or chat options available. "No matter what you want to talk about, we're here to listen. No judgement, totally private, 24/7."

Phone and live chat counseling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in English, French, Cree, Ojibwe, and Inuktituk. 1-855-242-3310

Culturally appropriate resources based on a model created by youth, for youth. 1-833-294-8650

Local Spiritual Support

E-Free Church - 250-569-3370

Mountain Chapel Church - 250-569-3350

Robson Valley Seventh Day Adventist Church - 250-569-3370

St. Patrick's Catholic Church - 250-569-2606

The Anglican United Church - 250-569-3206

McBride Mennonite Church - 250-569-7297