Archive May 2015

Kelty Blog

Southpointe Academy: The Momentum I’ve Been Waiting For

April 28th, 2015 was a special day for me. On that day, I got to be a part of Southpointe Academy’s mini-Balancing Our Minds Youth Summit on mental health. An auditorium filled with hundreds of students from Southpointe Academy and other private schools...

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New Youth Psychiatry Clinic in Downtown Vancouver

As a mental health professional who works with youth, I am frustrated by how often we turn people away from our mental health services. There are many reasons why we do this. Sometimes we feel that a problem can be better addressed elsewhere. Sometimes we are dealing with...

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I am worried about my child…where can I go for help?

“I am worried about my child…” “Where can I go for help?” “What questions should I ask?” 

It can be difficult to know who to talk to or where to get help when you suspect your child might be experiencing...

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To Celebrate Child and Youth Mental Health Day, Let’s Celebrate Parents

It’s 3 a.m. and Sara, the mother of an 8 year old with separation anxiety, hears the rustle of little footsteps coming down the hall towards her bedroom.  After getting her three kids to bed, finishing the dishes and working on a proposal for the next day, Sara...

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Mothers and Daughters

With Mother’s Day coming up, I thought it would be fitting to write a blog post about appreciation of moms, and more specifically, a personal reflection on the relationship between mothers and daughters.

If you do a quick search for “mothers and...

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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.