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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 with one or more ongoing health conditions. Programs are offered in person, 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. You can view a video, "Staying Happy, Healthy, and Active Between Visits to the Doctor," by Dr. Kate Lorig of the Self-Management Resource Center. 

New Study!

Peer Coaching and using AVOID Frailty strategies to slow down and/or prevent the progression of frailty. Participants will be 65+ years old and live in the Fraser Health area.  For more details contact Gurpreet Sandhu at gurpreetsandhu1@uvic.ca or 604-946-0195.

  

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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
Chinese Programs Introduction and Schedule


Indigenous

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


Punjabi

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



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