Archive June 2015

Kelty Blog

Taking a “Breathr” - Mindfulness for Kids & Youth

In the increasingly fast-paced world that we live in today, we are starting to hear more and more about how much stress and pressure is placed on kids at young ages. Chaotic routines, higher expectations at school, and situations with friends and other peers can create very...

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Register Now for the 2015 Summer Institute!

Registration for the 2015 Summer Institute is still open!  Our annual Summer Institute: Promoting Mental Wellness in BC School Communities will bring together school professionals, parents, youth and school community partners to exchange ideas for promoting...

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Supporting Healthy Eating and Growth in Kids

On May 20th, the Provincial Health Services Authority and the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness Campaign (PEDAW) partnered to host an educational event titled “Supporting Healthy Eating and Growth: What can we do for kids?” The event featured...

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Peru, Planes and Panic!

I love to travel! The cultures, the food, the languages, these are just some of the reasons why I love to travel and explore new places. Exploring and being curious about the world has been a passion of mine ever since I was little. “Dad, how many countries are there...

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Assertiveness: Way Cooler Than Being Aggressive!

If you have difficulty saying no to people or have trouble voicing a difference of option assertiveness is for you!

I recently attended a workshop on assertiveness and was surprised with what I learned about honouring my own needs. Assertiveness can be defined as...

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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.