Archive May 2013

Kelty Blog

Can We Promote Positive Body Image in School-based Healthy Living Programs?

Recently in the news there have been articles which explore the link between school based healthy living programs and eating disorders. The articles, in...

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Silver Linings Playbook Review: A Fairly Realistic Portrayal of Mental Health Challenges, and the Pursuit of Love and Wellness

I find that most films that tackle disability or mental illness are Oscar shoe-ins.  This film was quite a nice break from your run-of-the-mill mental illness portrayal.  As a trio of counselling students, the colleagues that...

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The Benefits of Mindfulness: Thoughts from a Non-Believer

When I first started experiencing anxiety, my family doctor recommended that I try meditation on a daily basis. He promised that the more I practiced, the easier it would be to manage my panic...

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Healthy Tools, Healthy Minds

On March 13th, the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre held their first Youth Pinwheel event, which focused on the theme of "Healthy Tools" and "Healthy Minds." The purpose of the event was to promote individual wellness and the wellbeing of others....

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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.