Families, Together Video

The Families, Together video and discussion guide are now available!

This video features four families from different cultural backgrounds sharing their experiences supporting a child or youth with a mental health challenge.

Family Physician Guide

Guide For Family Physicians

Information for family physicians on depression, anxiety disorders, early psychosis and substance use disorders. Access this guide, and many other useful resources via our landing page for medical professionals.

Mental Health Video Resource for Schools

Stop Wondering, Start Knowing

A video resource to help students and educators understand the early signs of mental health challenges and the resources available for support.

Youth Summit

Balancing Our Minds 2015: Everyday Champions of Wellness

Balancing our Minds 2015 is a free workshop for high school age youth in BC to learn about mental health and engage in fun activities and thoughtful dialogue. The event will be taking place in February 2015. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

Recently Added

Resources

Always There app - Kids Help Phone
The Always There app provides a password protected space for you to log your feelings, flip through a ton of youth-submitted tips, inspirational quotes, and jokes aimed at helping you cope with stress. You can access tipsheets offline on a variety of emotional health topics and more. Finally, the app can also connect you directly with a Kids Help Phone counsellor over the phone, or through Live Chat.
Pinwheel Education Series: Online Interactions and Mental Health
In this Pinwheel, we learn about some of the different online interactions and behaviours that youth may engage in, and we explore some of the potential positive and negative impacts of these interactions on their mental health.
Cycles - Video & Facilitator's Guide
Cycles is an educational resource to help engage young people in productive discussions. The video addresses marijuana use in youth. The facilitator's guide includes student worksheets that can be photocopied.
Featured

Events

Autism Spectrum Disorder
27 November 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Surrey, 27 November 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm
South Asian siblings, Parents and Grandparents are welcomed to this event aimed at increasing home–school collaboration for students with autism. English–Punjabi translation will be...
Pinwheel Education Series
18 December 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Vancouver, 18 December 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Details for this upcoming Pinwheel will be posted soon. Stay tuned!

BC Mental Health & Addiction Services

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.