- Mental Health
- Substance Use
- Healthy Living
The BC Children’s Hospital Health Literacy team is led by Andrew Tugwell, Director, Health Promotion & Prevention, and made up of a number of project managers and project coordinators – see photo. We work alongside the staff of the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre to support the mental health and well-being of children, youth, and families in BC. Our work includes:
All of the resources we develop are available through keltymentalhealth.ca. In addition, we also frequently work alongside the BC Children’s Hospital Mental Health program teams, helping to develop tools and resources.
Some examples of the tools and resources we have created include:
Other activities the Health Literacy Team spearheads that you might have heard of include:
These resources and activities are just a sample of our team’s work. If you are interested in learning more, check out our 2016/2017 online annual report – it provides a great overview of our accomplishments from last year, as well as the impact our work has had across the province.
The Health Literacy Team is passionate about promoting mental health and well-being among children, youth, and families in BC. We would like to thank all of our partners and supporters for making this work possible!
Back Row (L to R): Andrew Tugwell, Michelle Horn, Kaleigh McLeod, Amy Obetkoff, Julia Hayos, Meredith de Freitas, Bryn Askwith
Front Row (L to R): Amy Pezzente, Char Black, Kiera Bailey, Marilyn Lawson, Veronica Cho, Michelle Cianfrone
Missing: Meagan Colenutt, Shannon Vogels, Mary McCracken, Jasmine Rakhra