Supporting your health and wellness during tumultuous times
If you are feeling concerned about the election protests in the United States on Jan. 6, we have tips and resources to support you through this period.
Get the support you need to succeed
Advisors, counsellors and more are available to help you be your best self at Douglas and beyond.
Managing anxiety and stress during COVID-19
Five tips to help make your days a little easier while social distancing.
Drawing a map for queer and transgender kids
Tanysha Klassen wants to help others navigate the challenges of gender identity.
Taking the First Steps: My Struggle With Mental Illness
Mental illness is a hidden barrier for a lot of people. I am no expert on mental illness and I am not here to spout a whole bunch of facts about it. I am here to take the first steps in making mental illness less hidden among students. I have struggled from depression and anxiety for most of my life. It became debilitating when I entered high school. I very quickly left school and took my courses online. Most of my anxiety is socially driven, but at times it creeps up for… Read More
Child and Youth Care student gives back
Meredith Graham has faced many difficulties in life. She left home when she was a teenager, couch surfed, and graduated high school while living in a group home. She also has bipolar disorder. But none of that has stopped her from pursuing her career and educational goals. Meredith works as a youth and family development worker for a Burnaby non-profit and is studying in the Child and Youth Care program at Douglas College. “Some days are brighter than others and it is an ongoing learning process for me to appreciate that my… Read More
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