Archive July 2015

Kelty Blog

Coming Soon! Stresslr: A Stress Management Resource for Kids

Stress is something both kids and adults experience and can be caused by many different things. For kids, stress can be caused by day to day things, such as homework, a busy schedule, or arguments with friends or siblings, and by bigger life events, such as starting at a...

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We Want You(th)!

As a FORCE Youth in Residence, my position is as a youth peer support worker. That means that I get to engage with many youth from all different walks of life who are struggling with their mental health. It...

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Innovation to Implementation- Sparking Change

Did you know that it can take more than 10 years for evidence-based knowledge to be translated into best practice? I didn’t, until I had a recent opportunity to attend the SPARK Training Program, developed by the Mental...

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Building Your Resiliency Muscles!

Day to day life can be hectic and stressful; full of appointments, work, obligations and general household tasks! This is further complicated with your relationships at work, school and home. Life can be demanding and it is important to flex those resilience muscles in...

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Amy Pezzente Wins Health Employer Association’s of BC Health Care Hero Award!

If you only knew the shock I went into when I found out I was nominated for the Health Employer Association’s of BC Health Care Hero Award for the Provincial Health Services Authority, let alone winning the...

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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.