Health & Wellness

Our goal is to help people create a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle by building a supportive network of health and wellness initiatives that acknowledge the diverse needs of the population.

Disability Resources
Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation
  • ISPARC—Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council
    • Community Sport Development
    • Performance Sport Programs
    • Healthy Living Activities
    • Grants & Recognition
    • Events
2SLGBTQQIA Resources (two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual)
  • Trans Care BC—local groups and initiatives, books, online resources, films and academic articles
Cancer Care
Respecting Tobacco
  • Tobacco Timeout Challenge—annual challenge. On May 7, quit commercial tobacco for 24 hours with hundreds of other people across BC. Enter online for the chance to win a prize for participating!
Mental Wellness & Preventing Substance Abuse
Suicide Awareness

Suicide is a leading cause of death among First Nation, Inuit, and Métis youth in Canada (BMC Public Health, 2018).

Crisis Lines & Support Resources
  • Native Youth Crisis Hotline 1-877-209-1266
  • KUU-US Crisis Lines
    • Adult Crisis Line: 250-723-4050
    • Youth Crisis Line: 250-723-2040
    • BC wide: 1-800-588-8717