Archive October 2014

Kelty Blog

The Positive Mental Health Benefits of Nature

“I wish we could garden everyday!”

“My grandma has this herb.”

“This grasshopper is my friend.”

These are just a few quotes I have heard working with youth using the Therapeutic Food Garden located behind the...

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Giving Thanks

I have always loved autumn. There is something about the crisp air and the vibrant colours as the leaves change that brings a feeling of new beginnings. For me, this fall is extra special. It is the season in which I got married!

I have been spending the better part...

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It's Easy Being Green!

When I started my new job with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services this past March, I set a goal to ride my bike to work at least three days a week. The first week was difficult as I hadn’t been on my bike in years and I had to learn how to get to work...

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Introducing the BoosterBuddy Mobile App

I had a wonderful experience working on the design team for BoosterBuddy, a new app created to help young people improve their mental health. BoosterBuddy provides tools for managing wellness in a fun,...

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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.