Beyond the Blues: The Hidden Depression in Children & Youth

Beyond the Blues: The Hidden Depression in Children & Youth

Date:

Thursday November 23, 2017

Time:

6pm - 8pm

Location:
The Chan Centre Auditorium | Child & Family Research Institute Building, BC Children's & Women's Hospital
950 West 28 Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 4H4
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Details:

ABOUT:  The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre brings you our Pinwheel Education Series event to acknowledge Beyond the Blues Education Days which is to learn more about what mental health actually looks like - from well being factors like social support and self-esteem, to problems with common issues like mood, anxiety, and depression. 

Dont miss this opportunity to learn more about the hidden depressions of children & youth! In the talk, Dr. Ashley Miller from BC Children's Hospital's Child and Youth Mental Health Program will discuss what depression is, strategies and tips for talking to youth about your concerns, and resources and next steps you can take. 

**BONUS!  This is also The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre's TENTH year running, and we'd love for you to join us in the celebrations and get an exclusive sneak peak at our NEW website!**

NEW! This event is now also available to be viewed as a webcast, from the comfort of your own home! Watch the event by simply clicking on this link, and remember to also register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hidden-depression-in-children-youth-tickets-36723139900 

Cost: 

Free!

Speakers: 

Dr. Ashley Miller, MDCM,FRCPC. Dr. Miller is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinic at BC Children's Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC. She runs groups for teens with depression and caregiver groups for families of children and teens with mental health issues. Dr. Miller is co-director of the Family Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy training programs for UBC psychiatry residents. She is a passionate advocate for family and caregiver involvement in the mental health treatment of children and youth. 

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.