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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 Family Support & Resource Centre (FSRC)
The Family Support & Resource Centre (FSRC) provides support, information and connections to patients and families throughout British Columbia. The centre has a comfortable and welcoming family space, and staff to help with hospital orientation and navigation. They offer access to a lending library, bookstore, health information, internet, fax, email, and referrals to hospital and community programs and supports. Families throughout BC can borrow library material free of charge. There is an option to order and return material through the mail.
BC Council for Families
This organization provides a variety of resources, featuring articles covering topics such as parenting after divorce or parenting when there is mental illness in the family, and a wide range of other family situations.
BC Ministry of Children & Family Development – About Child and Youth Mental Health
Contains information about child and youth mental health programs and resources.
BC Ministry of Education’s Special Education Resource Documents
Resource guide on teaching students with mental health issues including Attention Disorders, Behavioural Disorders, Autism, FASD, Eating Disorders, Learning Disabilities and Suicide Prevention
BC Occupational Therapy
To find an OT in your community
BC Pediatric Society
BC Pediatric Society promotes a relationship between families and pediatricians where both work together to ensure the best possible health care services for every child in BC. The site also features information, tips and resources on child mental health for parents.
BC Physiotherapy Association
To find a physiotherapist in your community
BC Psychological Association
The BC Psychological Association offers free access to a listing of Registered Psychologists in your area. You can search by location, area of concern and therapy method. You can also call 604-730-0522 or Toll Free 1-800-730-0522.
BC Schizophrenia Society (BCSS)
The BC Schizophrenia Society provides support and information on their website for families and friends of people with schizophrenia or psychosis, including online support forums.
BC School Counsellors Association
Contains information and resources for school counsellors
Behavioural Disorders Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
Benzodiazepines
Benzodiazepines are a group of medications used for treatment of anxiety disorders, seizure disorders, symptoms of catatonia, to promote sleep, and for several other purposes.
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benztropine (Cogentin®)
is a medication for treatment of extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) of antipsychotic medications (such as muscle stiffness, drooling, tremor).
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Best for Me and My Baby: Managing mental health during pregnancy and early parenthood
This booklet is for women with a mental health problem or mental illness (and their partners) who are thinking about having a baby, are new parents or are about to have a baby.

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.