Archive June 2014

Kelty Blog

Harvesting Happiness at the Hospital

The vision of promoting health through gardening has taken root at BC Childrens and Womens Hospital, on the site of the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre. Since breaking ground in spring 2013, The Environmental Youth Alliance (EYA) has installed a Therapeutic Food Garden...

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I listen to my mp3 on my way to work, school and just about anywhere else I’m going that requires a transit trip or a walk. When I’m on the bus or skytrain my earbuds are in and my eyes are trained on my kindle. The world around me is irrelevant for the moment....

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Introducing the Kelty Centre’s New Cross-Cultural Landing Page & Updated Language Pages

Over the last few years, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services has developed a number of cross-cultural and multilingual projects in an effort to support mental health literacy among culturally and linguistically diverse families in the province. Some examples...

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It’s All In The Family

I recently went on vacation for 4 weeks to Asia.  This was the longest vacation that I had ever been on and my first time to that continent.  I have an Asian background, my parents were actually born in the Philippines, but they are both Chinese. I was really...

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Moving On...

I have made lots of life changes.  Some have been part of general progress and some are choices I have made.  Some have been gradual, like going to elementary school, then high school, followed by university.  Others have been more sudden, like becoming a...

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South Asian Mental Health Alliance – Wellness Conference

The South Asian Mental Health Alliance (SAMHAA) is a non-profit society that was founded in 2011 by 12 community members. SAMHAA aims to “create awareness and acceptance of mental illness, provide links to support and resources, and to empower all affected by mental...

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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.