什么是精神健康问题和精神障碍?

精神健康问题和精神障碍(即精神疾病)有多种不同的迹象和症状特征,不同的人会有不同的表现。这些迹象和症状可能会影响人们如何思考、有何种感受以及做出何种行为。精神障碍的一些常见症状包括:个人情绪的改变或看待事物方式的改变、强迫性的观念和恐惧以及焦虑的感觉。没有人可以避免精神疾病,它可能发生在任何年龄、任何族裔和社会阶层的人们当中。

及早认识精神健康问题,并及时寻求专业帮助,是预防症状恶化的最佳途径。许多精神健康问题和精神障碍在很大程度上都是可以治疗的,及早发现某些迹象会使当事人走上完全成功康复的道路。

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.