Online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program


UVic LogoThe University of Victoria – Self-Management BC now offers an evidence-based Online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. This program is funded by the BC Ministry of Health and offered at no cost to participants. 

The 6-week confidential program is available to BC/Yukon adults with all levels of computer skills, who are experiencing long-term health conditions (such as arthritis, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, diabetes, etc.) Family members and caregivers are encouraged to participate as well. This program helps people with chronic conditions:

  • Understand and learn ways to manage symptoms
  • Get started making lifestyle changes such as healthy eating and being more active
  • Communicate effectively with their health care team
  • Make daily tasks easier
  • Take action and live a healthier life

The online program does not conflict with existing programs or treatment – it is designed to enhance regular treatment and disease-specific education. For more information or to register for this program, please visit


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