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Making healthier choices about substance use (Here to Help)
As a general rule, substance use is a problem when it negatively affects our life or the lives of others. But change is always possible, whether that change means reducing current use or quitting altogether. These resources provide tips for making healthier choices about substance use.
Mental Health and Substance Use Resources for Youth Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
Mind Your Mind
Mind Your Mind is a space for youth and young adults (14-24) to find information and support when going through tough times.
Mindfulness for Teens
Mindfulness is all about living fully in the present moment, without judgement, and with an attitude of kindness and curiosity. You can be mindful anytime, anywhere, no matter what you’re doing. It sounds simple, but it’s not always easy to do, especially when you are stressed! This website provides information, tools, and resources to help you get started.
Mindfulness Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
Mindfulness: Youth Voices
This video features youth discussing their experiences practicing mindfulness, and how mindfulness has benefited different aspects of their lives. For additional mindfulness resources: keltymentalhealth.ca/mindfulness
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Mindfulness: Youth Voices (Farsi)
This video features youth and young adults discussing their experiences practicing mindfulness, and how mindfulness has benefited different aspects of their lives. The video also features youth practicing mindfulness, and includes insights from a health professional and mindfulness teacher.
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Mindfulness: Youth Voices (Traditional Chinese)
This video features youth and young adults discussing their experiences practicing mindfulness, and how mindfulness has benefited different aspects of their lives. The video also features youth practicing mindfulness, and includes insights from a health professional and mindfulness teacher.
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MindShift Anxiety App
Struggling with anxiety? Tired of missing out? There are things you can do to stop anxiety and fear from controlling your life. MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.
Mood Disorders Association of BC (MDABC)
MDABC is a nonprofit organization that provides treatment, support, education, and hope of recovery for people living with a mood disorder. They offer a Youth Psychiatric Clinic (no fee), and both individual and group therapy for youth through their Counselling and Wellness Centre (on a fee basis).
My Life With FASD
A life story that helps people understand more about FASD and gives hope of living well with FASD.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) for Teens
This website is intended for youth 11-15, their parents, and teachers. The site delivers science-based facts about how drugs affect the brain and body so that kids will be armed with better information to make healthy decisions.
National Tourette Syndrome Association (USA)
Sections for children, teens and parents with resources for people living with tourette syndrome.
Newcomer Child and Youth Mental Health Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
On Trac: Transitioning Responsibly to Adult Care
ON TRAC is a province-wide, multifaceted Transition Initiative to support youth and young adults (ages 12-24 years) with chronic health conditions and/or disabilities as they plan, prepare and transfer from pediatric to adult health care services.
Part 1 Where can Families Start? Supporting Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges
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.
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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.