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Kelty Blog

7 Tips for Parents to Help Children and Teens post Separation/Divorce

Welcome to a new series here on the Kelty blog! Dr. Ashley Miller will be taking over the blog every second Tuesday to write about family relationships and parenting children with mental health concerns. Please take a look at her first installment here, and let us...

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When Health Anxiety Strikes

Human bodies are weird. They produce funny (and sometimes unpleasant) smells, odd sounds, and puzzling sensations. Who hasn’t been baffled by a twitching eyelid or a recurring, pounding headache? Often our mental health can be a triggering factor around certain...

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Living with Chronic Pain and Mental Health

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? -Mary Oliver

I have a frequent daydream about having the ability to shapeshift into a bird. As a bird I can fly easily, and I effortlessly glide on thermals high up in the air. I fly...

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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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Back to School Jitters! Child transitions to a new school year

Why do some children love going back to school, whereas others simply dread the looming start of school? Most children are positive when talking about the new school year, the new teachers, seeing friends, and getting new school supplies.  Even though leaving behind...

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The AnxietyBC Writing & Video Contest 2013

In June 2012, AnxietyBC launched its Youth and Young Adults website in response to the testimonials we received regularly from affected youth/young adults and concerned parents noting the lack of anxiety information...

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MindShift: A New App for Youth with Anxiety

There is a new exciting app for youth to help them better cope with anxiety! MindShift provides you with a tailor-made toolbox for different anxiety provoking situations and how to better overcome anxious feelings. We can all identify with feeling anxious...

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Getting Closer to Understanding OCD

Chances are that you’ve heard of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) but you don’t really know what it’s all about. Not to worry! Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder that is relatively unknown and yet it...

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AnxietyBC Launches Youth and Young Adult Website

The other night my colleagues and I attended the launch of AnxietyBC’s youth and young adult website. The new website is interactive, with lots of...

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Sarah's Story

I have a clear memory of being thirteen in my Mom’s white mini van and sobbing to her because I felt removed from reality, like I wasn’t in my own body. After that moment I was constantly complaining about not being able to breathe during moments of rest, so I went and got...

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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.