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Helping Kids with Friendship Problems

Good friendships do not always come naturally for children. In my lab at the University of British Columbia, we are learning more about what gets in the way and how parents can help. If you have a child who has friendship problems, here are some things you might try:

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How Changing His Diet Helped My ADHD Son Focus And Feel Better

I’m blessed to be a mother of a vibrant and energetic child. He can be quite the character at times with his sense of humor. He is the charm and heart and soul of my life.

Yes, he has ADD (inattention type) and it does come with its own set of challenges....

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Spotlight on Friendship

Most adults can remember who their best friends were growing up and can think about ways in which childhood friends influenced their life. Research in psychology supports the idea that friendships are indeed important. For instance, many children turn to their best friends...

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“I have ADHD but ADHD doesn’t have me.”

At the 2014 Balancing Our Minds Youth Summit, youth lined up to take part in a very special corner of Rogers Arena. They were waiting to participate at the “ADHD Corner”,...

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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.