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I.受困家庭可以从哪里开始着手?为存在精神健康问题的儿童及青少年提供支援 (Part 1: Where can Families Start? System Navigation Video in Mandarin/Simplified Chinese)
This video describes British Columbia’s mental health system and four different professionals families can connect with if they are concerned about their child or youth's mental health.
Translation: en
If Your Brother or Sister has Schizophrenia (Youth Version)
The BC Schizophrenia Society's guide for siblings of those living with schizophrenia.
II. Qu'est-ce que les familles sont en droit d'attendre tout au long de ce processus? Assistance aux enfants et aux adolescents présentant des défis de santé mentale (Part 2: What can Families Expect Along the Way? System Navigation Video - in French)
This video describes what families can expect when they meet with a health professional about their child’s mental health for the first time, and how to prepare themselves and their child for that first meeting.
Translation: en
II. 受困家庭可以预期获得哪些帮助?为存在精神健康问题的儿童及青少年提供支援 (Part 2: What can Families Expect Along the Way? System Navigation Video - in Mandarin/Simplified Chinese)
This video describes what families can expect when they meet with a health professional about their child’s mental health for the first time, and how to prepare themselves and their child for that first meeting.
Translation: en
II. 家庭之後可以怎麼做?支援有精神健康問題的兒童及青少年 (Part 2: What can Families Expect Along the Way? System Navigation Video - in Cantonese/Traditional Chinese)
This video describes what families can expect when they meet with a health professional about their child’s mental health for the first time, and how to prepare themselves and their child for that first meeting.
Translation: en
II. 가족은 도중에 무엇을 기대할 수 있나요? 정신 건강 문제가 있는 어린이와 청소년 지원 (Part 2: What can Families Expect Along the Way? System Navigation Video - in Korean)
This video describes what families can expect when they meet with a health professional about their child’s mental health for the first time, and how to prepare themselves and their child for that first meeting.
Translation: en
Just Ask! My Brother/Sister Has a Mental Illness
A Guide for Young People Ages 11-16
Kelty Centre Peer Support Profiles
Peer support workers at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre have lived experience with mental health or substance use challenges either themselves or in their families, and are available to talk to parents, youth, and families, as well as individuals of any age with eating disorders concerns. The peer support workers provide help with system navigation, mentorship and advocacy, and access to information, resources and networks. This resource contains short bios on each our of peer support workers.
Kelty Mental Health Orientation Video
This video provides an overview of the services and resources provided by the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre.
Kids Health from Nemours
A US-based website providing general health and healthy living information for kids, teens, and parents, including information on causes, related issues, coping skills, and more.
Kids Help Phone
24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, referral and Internet service for children. 1-800-668-6868.
KU-US Crisis Line Society
KUU-US Crisis Line has been in operation since 1993 . As an accredited agency of the American Association of Suicidology, crisis intervention trained phone operators assist those in crisis 24hrs a day. The previous "jursidictional area" covered by KUU-US was Port Alberni, Bamfield and the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Although these areas will still be serviced as the communities are accustomed to, KUU-US has expanded crisis services to all Aboriginal people on Vancouver Island and the province of British Columbia.
Le soutien aux repas pour les jeunes ayant un trouble alimentaire (Eating Disorders Meal Support Video in French)
This video provides strategies to help parents and families provide structure and support to youth with eating disorders before, during and after meals.
Translation: en
Learn about Alcohol (Here to Help)
A fact sheet on what alcohol is, why people drink alcohol, and how/when its use becomes problematic.
Learn About Tripping (Here to Help)
Information on the effect of hallucinogens, how they work, why people do it, what happens, how to lower risks, and what to do if you or someone you know wants to explore change. potential health effects and problematic use.
Leave Out Violence (LOVE)
BC Chapter provides youth a safe place where they can talk about their lives and help educate each other on positive and viable alternatives to violence. Phone: (604) 709-5728
Let's discuss... Youth and Drug Use (Here to Help)
Information on pressures young people face, reasons teens use alcohol and other drugs and what happens if a teen uses drugs, 'legal' and illegal drugs.
LGBTQ Youth Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.

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.