Archive December 2013

Kelty Blog

Calling Youth! A Mental Health School Resource Video

Mental health is one of the biggest health concerns for young people. The Health Literacy team at BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services is creating a school resource video that will be used to help young people better understand the importance of mental health,...

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Keeping Well Over The Holidays

It’s that time of year again, when the temperature outside is below zero and everyone is in the holiday spirit. We all are looking forward to having time off. However, we may feel overwhelmed by various tasks, errands, and chores that we need to have done before the...

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News from the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) Campaign

The Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign is a BC Province wide effort to raise awareness around prevention and early intervention of eating disorders as well as media literacy, resiliency, building healthy body image and self-esteem.  The initiative...

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Why go to the doctor, when the doctor can come to you?

Getting specialized help for mental health problems can be challenging at the best of times. If you live outside a major city, the task of finding a professional who can help you or your family member get well is even harder. Even people who live ‘in the city’...

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Helping Kids Relax

Being a kid can be tough at times.

While childhood may seem like a time to be happy, relaxed and stress-free, this isn’t always the case. In fact, it is normal for both kids and adults to feel a bit of stress in their everyday life. Stress is an important part...

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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.