Archive September 2013

Kelty Blog helps youth ‘get the facts’ about the risks of mixing medicine, booze & drugs

It isn’t easy being a teenager.  It can be even harder when you have a health condition or illness that you take medication for regularly.

it’s a fact that young people sometimes experiment with using substances like alcohol, marijuana or street...

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Dr. Ross Greene Presents: Collaborative & Proactive Solutions

Dr. Ross Greene is coming to Vancouver November 6th to talk about his “Collaborative Problem Solving Model” for kids with challenging behaviour.   What is Collaborative Problem Solving?   Just as the name suggests, it is a way for...

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Maintaining Wellness While Dealing With School Stress

It’s Friday night, I have an exam on Monday morning that I haven’t begun to study for, and a paper due Wednesday that I have barely started. I am scheduled to work the 7 am – 3 pm shift at my part-time job at a local coffee shop all weekend. It’s...

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School Lunches

It’s hard to believe that the summer is over and kids are back in school. Now that the mayhem of the first week is over, it’s time to stop and think about school lunches. What is the importance of a balanced nutritious lunch? We all know about the benefits of...

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The AnxietyBC Writing & Video Contest 2013

In June 2012, AnxietyBC launched its Youth and Young Adults website in response to the testimonials we received regularly from affected youth/young adults and concerned parents noting the lack of anxiety information...

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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.