Celebrating Child and Youth Mental Health: A Display of Mental Health Materials in May

on April 25, 2012

by Andrea Freeman, Library & Bookstore Coordinator at the Family Support & Resource Centre

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is partnering with the Family Support & Resource Centre (FSRC) to bring a month long display of child & youth mental health materials. Every weekday in May, from 10 am – 4 pm, Kelty and the FSRC will be displaying select mental health materials in the Family Lounge and the FSRC, both located on the 2nd floor of the Ambulatory Care Building at BC Children’s Hospital.

The display will include handouts, books, and DVDs on anxiety, depression, ADHD, eating disorders, wellness and stress management. And don’t forget to sign up to win amazing door prizes!

Some of the new resources that will be on display and available to loan include:

  • America the Beautiful: Is America Obsessed with Beauty? / Roberts, Darryl. 2010. (DVD) CF 200 ROB 2010
  • Healing and the Mind with Bill Moyers /Grubin, David (exec. producer). 1993.
    (5 part DVD series), EG 220 GRU 1993 
  • Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens : Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal with Stress / Biegel, Gina M. 2009. (Book), YOUTH EG 220 BIE 2009 

The Family Support & Resource Centre is a consumer health library, bookstore, and support service centre. All BC residents are welcome to borrow from the library. Browse our online catalogue www.bcchildrens.ca/fsrc, select materials you want and we’ll mail them to you for free. For the latest resources and free health materials, follow us on Twitter @ FSRC_CW

For more details on the display check out our event calendar

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BC Children's Hospital

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.

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RBC Children's Mental Health Project

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