Archive October 2013

Kelty Blog

Our journey through Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, and other related impulse control issues

When my son was 5 and sitting on the couch with me, learning to read, I said to him "Buddy, you've got to stop making that noise, it's rude; and PLEASE sit still for a minute, you can’t read if you’re upside down!...

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Are you ready for a change? What to do about the Autumn Blues

As I look out my window I sigh. Gone are the days of summer. I say goodbye to the early morning sunshine, the blue skies and the warm air. At least for now. I am preparing myself to again get familiar with the grey skies, cool weather and the rain. Oh the rain! How I hope...

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It’s ADHD Awareness Week! October 14th – 20th

It’s ADHD Awareness Week! October 14th – 20th

ADHD stands for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. It is one of the most common mental health disorders in children and youth. ADHD affects approximately 5-10% of...

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Transition Successfully

Transitioning from school to university or college just got a bit easier. A newly revamped & redesigned first of its kind resource called Transitions is making its way through universities and colleges across the country.

Transitions was recently launched...

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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.