Archive October 2012

Kelty Blog

New Healthy Eating Quiz Now Available

Is it difficult for kids to get the protein they need in their daily meals? Does eating after 8pm cause weight gain? If you are interested in finding out the answers to these questions and testing your knowledge of healthy eating, take the new...

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Suicide prevention – A community responsibility

Each day, we are hearing more about the tragic story of Amanda Todd, a Port Coquitlam teen who took her life last week after enduring years of bullying both online and at school.

Amanda’s story has sparked a huge response among Canadians. Memorials for Amanda...

 
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Let’s Spin the Pinwheel

When I first started work at the Kelty Centre, the Centre was merely an empty room, just newly furnished with funding support from the Kelty Patrick Dennehy Foundation and the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. The vision of the Centre was to be BC’s information...

 
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New Dealing with Depression Online Resource for Teens - Now Available!

Did you know that before reaching the age of 18, about one in five teens will experience an episode of depression? Sometimes people think that teenagers are just moody, and they don’t suffer from “real” depression. But depression is more than just...

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Mountaineering & Trust

I’ve been wanting to get into mountaineering for about five years now, since the year I was diagnosed with schizophrenia and I dreamed about climbing Mt Everest. I did end up getting into hiking and backpacking, but it wasn’t until this year that I finally got...

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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.

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.