Archive February 2013

Kelty Blog

Possibilities in Parenting

As a youth and family counsellor I have been involved in many conversations with parents. Most of the parents I meet are concerned about their son or daughter’s involvement with alcohol and/or other drugs. Often parents wonder about...

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Getting Closer to Understanding OCD

Chances are that you’ve heard of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) but you don’t really know what it’s all about. Not to worry! Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder that is relatively unknown and yet it...

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The Mental Elf: Finding Reliable, Understandable Mental Health Information

While I was poking around on the internet thinking about what I should write for this blog post, I stumbled on an interesting app and blog that I had never heard of - ...

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Youth Stories of Wellness Video Series Coming Soon!

Mental health is becoming a topic that seems to be on everyone’s mind these days, especially because of campaigns like Bell “Let’s Talk” and “Hockey Talks” campaign, which is the seven Canadian NHL...

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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.