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Welcome to Self-Management BC

GAIN  KNOWLEDGE  +  SKILLS  +  CONFIDENCE

 

Self-Management BC, supported by the Province of British Columbia, offers FREE health programs for adults of all ages living with one or more ongoing health conditions. Programs are offered virtually, online, by telephone, or by mail for adults living in BC.  

What are chronic conditions? Chronic conditions are broadly defined as long-term conditions and require ongoing medical care and lifestyle changes to manage and control.

What is self-management?
Self-management means having the skills and confidence to live well with one or more chronic conditions.

UPCOMING EVENT

Dr. Kate Lorig, found of the Self-Management Resource Center self-management programs, Professor Emerita, School of Medicine, Stanford University, is making a public presentation on "Self-Management: Staying Happy, Healthy and Active Between Visits to the Doctor." You can attend this free event in person or via Zoom. 

 

Date:  Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

 

Location: David Lam Auditorium, University of Victoria or via Zoom

Register here and download the poster.

 

 

 

 

  

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Programs Available for Chinese, Indigenous
and Punjabi Communities

For more information, please contact the
Program Coordinator directly:



Chinese

Courtney Kang
604-940-8967 ckang@uvic.ca


Indigenous

June Clearsky
604-940-6950 clearsky@uvic.ca


Punjabi

Jay Bains
604-763-6523 jaybains@uvic.ca

Gundeep Sidhu
236-858-9636 gundeep@uvic.ca



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COVID-19 

The health and safety of participants and volunteers are our priority.
At this time, the in-person six-session community-based programs are on hold.  

For more information about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), please visit HealthLink BC.