Archive April 2014

Kelty Blog

Sweet Dreams: Developing Good Sleep Hygiene

I like staying busy and having multiple projects on the go, both at work and in my personal life. Having projects and events to plan and organize is both fun and challenging for me. At the moment I have so many projects on the go that I sometimes feel like a circus...

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PEDAW Mural Contest!

Brought to you by the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness (PEDAW) campaign together with the Vancouver Graffiti Management Team

This unique contest invites BC amateur...

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Life Transitions and Stress: Starting a New Job

Major changes to daily life can be stressful – you’re exposed to new routines, new responsibilities, and new social interactions. I should know – I just started a new job here at the Kelty Centre as a Project Coordinator! I left a job that I was very...

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Calling all Teachers! Pilot a New Mental Health School Resource

Mental health and substance use challenges are the most common health issues for youth in their teens and early 20’s. In British Columbia, it is estimated that 15% or 140,000 children and youth are experiencing a mental health...

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BC Adolescent Health Survey

The latest results are in from the 2013 BC Adolescent Health Survey! Nearly 30,000 students from across the province in grades 7 to 12 completed the survey, which asked questions about their health and their experiences. Generally, students are making better choices around...

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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.