Archive December 2014

Kelty Blog


The stigma of mental health is often the reason why young people do not seek help when they need it. We know that mental health challenges and disorders often begin in the teenage years which makes early intervention extremely important. The Mental Health Commission of...

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Holiday Wellness

The brisk air, holiday music and festive decorations tell us that December is here and the holidays are around the corner! Like many others, Christmas is one of my favourite times of year. I love getting together with family and friends to share food and create memories....

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The Seven Days of Kelty! Our Virtual Open House

You may be noticing a flurry of posts on the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre Twitter and Facebook pages. That’s because we’ve decided to have our Kelty...

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Register now for the 2015 Balancing Our Minds Youth Summit!

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for Balancing Our Minds 2015: Everyday Champions of Wellness!  The event will take place on Thursday, February 12th at Rogers...

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A Clean Sweep

What does your physical space look like? When you look around, whether it be at your school, office or home, are you surrounded by a feeling of calmness or a feeling of chaos? Right now I am living in chaos, mostly because my husband and I are moving to a new apartment this...

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Community, Connection & Happiness

People often ask me why I volunteer with civic organizations, and I don’t always have a straightforward answer. At its root, I value civic engagement because, overall, it makes me happy.

Since childhood I have followed and cared about politics at all levels in...

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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.