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is a non-stimulant medication used to treat ADHD.
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Parent Program - FACES (Vancouver Coastal Health)
This program is designed to help develop positive parenting practices and behavioral management strategies for children who have been recently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Atypical Antipsychotics and Metabolic Monitoring
Information on atypical antipsychotics and their possible metabolic side effects. Includes ways to prevent, treat and monitor these side-effects.
Autism Community Training (ACT)
Provides provincial-wide information on autism and referral services to support families and service providers. It also offers a medical profile form developed to help parents and caregivers who need to bring a child or adult who has difficulties communicating due to developmental disability, autism and/or a mental health concern to a hospital emergency department.
Autism Physician Handbook - Canadian Edition
A visual guide helps physicians explain behavioural symptoms and educate early interventions to families of kids with autism.
Autism Society Canada (ASC)
Provides information and resources for coping with autism.
Autism Speaks Canada
Autism Speaks Canada is an autism science, awareness and advocacy organization. The website has information about Austism and toolkits.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (BC Ministry of Children and Family Development)
Provides information on autism assessment, funding programs, and resources for parents & service providers.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
Autism: Brains Working Differently
Dr. Anthony Bailey speaks about differences in how the autistic brain works. A presentation from the 2011 Open Minds Across Canada Mental Health Symposia in Vancouver, BC.
B.C. FRIENDS for Life Parent Program
The online FRIENDS for Life Parent Program was developed for parents by parents in partnership with the FORCE Society For Kids' Mental Health and the BC MCFD. Our goal is to educate parents about the FRIENDS program that is being delivered in BC classrooms and equipping them with parent-friendly tools and information to practice FRIENDS together at home.
B.C. FRIENDS for Life School Program
The FRIENDS program is a school-based early intervention and prevention program, proven to be effective in building resilience and reducing the risk of anxiety disorders in children. It is an evidence based curriculum, delivered by teachers/educators in grades K-1 (Early Years version); 4-5 (Child version) and 6-7 (Youth version) classrooms. Prior to implementation of FRIENDS in the classroom, a one-day FRIENDS certification training is required.
Balanced View: Addressing Weight Bias & Stigma in Health Care
BalancedView is an online learning resource designed to raise awareness about weight bias and stigma in health care and to help health care professionals reduce weight bias and stigma in practice.
Balancing Our Minds - Community Summits
Curious about Balancing our Minds? Watch the video to learn all about it. Interested in planning your own mental health event or activity? Check out http://bom.keltymentalhealth.ca for ideas, information, resources and more!
BC Association of Clinical Counselors
This website provides contact information for registered clinical counsellors throughout the province, as well as information about the BCACC. The organization can also be reached at: 1-800-909-6303
BC Bereavement Helpline
A non-profit, free, and confidential service that connects the public to grief support services in BC. Includes brochures in 8 languages, event listings, and tributes. 604-738-9950 Toll Free 1-877-779-2223

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.