Kelty Blog

As someone who often finds themselves racing to keep up to keep up with a busy schedule, trying to stay focused on one task at a time or just trying to be a little more present in my day to day...

Intellectual Disability and Wellbeing

Positive Psychologist, Dr. Martin Seligman talks about wellbeing and flourishing being the result of a number of elements, including experiencing Positive feelings/emotions, Engagement in something (also known as “flow”), good R...

Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) Week is finally HERE!

Body image among youth in BC is a growing problem. “A third of healthy weight males were trying to gain weight, while 52% of healthy weight females were trying to lose weight.” (McCreary Centre Society, 2013). 

Every year, February 1-7th...

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre Needs Family and Professional Advisory Committee Members

What is the Project?

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is beginning work on the redevelopment of the current website to ensure a more optimal experience for users, including parents, families, caregivers, and professionals, when they are seeking mental health...

Can we stop the weight loss talk, please?

I am someone who struggled with bulimia for 6 years and binge eating disorder for many years before that. I have a very complex relationship with food and spent most of my teenage years sneaking as much of it as I could and my early adult years restricting it to the point where I had managed to...

New Year Ahead…

Ringing in the New Year can look very different for many people.  I took a moment to reflect on this after conversations had with family, friends, and colleagues over the past 2 weeks and asking the question “what’s going on for you at the start of this new year?”

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Balancing our Minds 2017: Updated website & new video!

Presenting…

(insert suspenseful drumroll)

…the new and improved Balancing Our Minds website! Over the past several weeks, the Balancing Our Minds site has gone through a bit of a transformation. The website is still...

Thank You

The New Year is a lot of things. It’s a fresh start, a time to celebrate. It’s also a time to make resolutions, break resolutions, and promise yourself you’ll do better next year – myself included.

For me, it’s also a time to reflect. When one year comes to...

Youth and Young Adult eHealth Project Advisory Committee

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre Health Literacy Team is looking for youth to inform the new eHealth Project, the redevelopment of mindcheck.ca! We will be forming two groups, one group which will meet in person in the lower mainland and...

Talking as a first step to healing

“I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” Alex Elle

A few days ago, my sister shared a blog with me – Struggling Strong - ...

Meeting The Royals: Addressing Mental Health and Stigma

Nearly one month ago, I had shared a transformative experience that reaffirmed that my purpose in life was to help others and share my story of how I have overcome some of the worst years of my life.

When I was only 8 years old, I started to recognize the symptoms of depression within...

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.

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.