Focus on You

View these brochures online or feel free to come by the Libr@ry for a paper copy. 
We are here to support you.

Anxiety

The Anxiety brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library, external resources, and other information for you to check out!

Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

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

Teen Mental Health - Learn more about mental health and how to help a friend

Crisis Centre : Youth in BC - 24/H Crisis lines and online chat available in BC

Here to Help - is a BC Information Resource for Individuals and Families Managing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

Foundry - is an online resource for youth and their friends and families to connect to mental health resources and support

LGBTQ+

 

Our library catalogue hosts a large collection of fiction and non-fiction LGBTQ+ resources and novels.
Click the link to view our LGBTQ Library Resources.

Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

The LGBTQ+ brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry. It showcases books available in the library as well as external resources.

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

OK2BME - Information and resources for LGBTQ+ persons

QMUNITY - Vancouver youth and adult events and resources

PFLAG Vancouver - Resources for Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays to help them be accepting

My Davie Village - Youth Groups, Resources, Support, Education, Career Training, Scholarships, Sports Groups, and more

The Trevor Project - Helping LGBTQ+ youth with crisis and suicide prevention

Fraser Valley Youth - Drop in group available in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Hope

Grief and Loss

Our library catalogue hosts a large collection of fiction and non-fiction Grief and Loss resources and novels.

Click the link to view our Grief and Loss Library Resources.

Please feel free to ask us for assistance in locating a book or placing a hold.

 

The Grief and Loss brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry. It showcases books available in the library as well as external resources for you to check out!

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

Too Damn Young - A blog written by young adults who have lost family and friends

Young Adult Health - This website helps define what grief is, and offers different strategies to help you cope  

Beyond Blue - Addresses how you are feeling, where to find support, and how to approach a friend who may be suffering from a loss

Hospice of the Valley -Grief support, and other resources for teens and parents who are experiencing a loss
 

Addiction

The Taking Care of Each Other brochure was created by the WGSS Libr@ry and the WGSS Counsellors. It showcases books available in the library, external resources, and other information for you to check out!

 

Click here to access our brochure

 

Click the links below for more resources:

 

Foundry - is an online resource for youth and their friends and families to connect to mental health resources and support

Langley Community Services Society Substance Use Program - provides information, education, counselling and referrals for persons wanting to create change regarding personal substance use

How to Help a Friend - is a great place to look if you are worried about a friend

Here to Help - is a BC Information Resource for Individuals and Families Managing Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

HealthLink BC - has overdose information and nurses available by calling 811 

Other Resources

Recommended by the WGSS Counsellors 

BC Partners for Mental Health & Addictions Information

A great website with a wealth of self-help resources for a range of mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety and eating habits.

 

Anxiety BC

Find information, self-help resources, and videos about anxiety. Check out MindShift - an app designed to help teens and young adults take charge of anxiety.

 

KidsHealth

A website about healthy living for teens, kids, and parents.  Check out the Q & A section.

 

Foundry

Plenty of resources with self-care tools, website links, and assistance in connecting to local professional resources.

 

Mind Your Mind

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

 

Teen Mental Health

More great information about teen mental health issues.

OPENING HOURS

Monday - Thursday
7:45 am - 3:30 pm

 

Friday
7:45 am - 3:00 pm

ADDRESS

Walnut Grove Secondary School


8919 Walnut Grove Drive

Langley, B.C. V1M 2N7

Google Maps Link

School Floor Map

 

Launched May 11th, 2016

CONTACT INFORMATION

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WGSS Website

Mrs. J.  Proske,
Teacher Librarian

(604) 882-0220 Local 250
 

Ms. M. Johnson,
Teacher Librarian
(604) 882-0220 Local 250

 

Mrs. R. Harpur, Library Technician

(604) 882-0220 Local 249

 

wgsslibrary@gmail.com

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