Archive August 2013

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2013 Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposium

This year nine sites across Canada will be participating in Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposia by hosting free workshops open to the public. Vancouver’s Mental Health Symposia will take place this year on Monday September 30...

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Accessing Mental Health Information & Resources at your Local Library

Local libraries are great places for families to access books, references, dvds and information on a range of topics.  If you do not have internet access available at home or work, they are also a great place to access online information and websites free of charge....

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Nutrition and Mental Health: What’s the Connection?

Have you ever noticed that what you eat affects how you feel? Have you ever felt tired, anxious, or energized after eating certain foods? I started to notice that I felt tired after lunch or nervous and jumpy after a cup of coffee. Noticing these effects, I began to wonder...

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Physical Health vs. Mental Health: Thinking Beyond the Definitive

The terms “physical” and “mental” come head to head in healthcare more and more, as mental health continues to fight for acceptance.  Despite progressive leaps in mental health, physical continues to trump mental most, if not all, of the time....

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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.