Archive March 2015

Kelty Blog

BalancedView: Addressing Weight Bias and Stigma in Health Care

I started working in the area of promoting healthy weights a number of years ago. As I’ve come to learn more about healthy weights, I’ve noticed that people worry and talk a lot about their weight and appearance. Maybe it’s a comment about what they...

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Continuing the Dialogue: The School-Based HEADSTRONG Activities Toolkit

Even though the excitement of the 2015 Balancing our Minds Youth Summit is behind us, we are making sure that the conversation about mental health and stigma reduction doesn’t end there! Over the next few...

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Let’s Get Uncomfy to get Comfy

If you ever get a chance to speak to any of my friends and family, they will probably divulge that a personality quirk of mine is my nosiness about other people’s personal stories. Although I do agree, I’d rather go with naturally inquisitive instead. To say I...

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Spring & Sadness

When I think of spring, I initially think of cherry blossoms, tulips, green grass, and yes, even little lambs bouncing through a field. I get a bit sappy and I idealize this season of new growth and renewal.

But sometimes, I really resent spring. Living with major...

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A Traveller’s Gift

I have just returned home from almost 4 weeks in the Philippines. I had not done a trip this long for about 3 years, and I had never been to Asia before. While planning the trip, I became really excited at the prospect of exploring a different part of the world for a...

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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.