Archive May 2016

Kelty Blog

Summertime, Kids, and Healthy Lifestyles

Ahh, summertime.

Evenings are long, kids are outside and there’s more time for families to spend together--playing, riding bikes or trying new games and sports.

But as the summer holiday season approaches its end, and kids return to school, busy...

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The Ups and Downs of Travelling: Maintaining your Health

I have recently returned from nine months of travelling the world with my spouse. I know nine months—writing the first sentence I can still hardly believe it. As you can imagine nine months of travel has its ups and downs physically, mentally, and emotionally. I...

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Recognizing Exhaustion

The past couple of weeks I’ve been dead tired.

Over the last month and a half I’ve had many changes in my life. So many things have changed at once that it has been overwhelming. I’ve taken on new work--two new jobs--and moved house. It's all...

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mindcheck.ca Poster Design Contest

mindcheck.ca is inviting BC youth, ages 13-25, to help us design a new poster for the website!!! We’re looking for original designs and artwork that we will use to create our next poster. Below are the themes we...

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Anger is Not the Problem

I used to believe my anger made me a bad person.

My temper was wild and easily triggered. In the throes of rage I had no qualms about breaking objects, saying horrible things and threatening self-harm, sometimes following through on those threats. I would become...

 
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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.