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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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Part 2 What can Families expect Along the Way? Supporting Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges
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.
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Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Back to School Anxiety
Audio recording of Back to School Anxiety Pinwheel, August 2017.
Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Supporting a Friend or Loved One with an Eating Disorder
In this Pinwheel we learn about how to support a friend or loved one with an eating disorder.
Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Youth & the Opioid Crisis
The opioid crisis is in the hearts and minds of people all across the province. This devastating public health emergency is especially top of mind for parents, educators, and health care providers as they endeavour to protect those they love, and those they work with. In this Pinwheel, our panel will cover an overview of the opioid crisis (including dispelling misinformation), discuss how it is affecting youth, and talk about the take home naloxone program.
Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Youth Ambassador Pinwheel--Eating Disorders and Relapse
This is a special Pinwheel on eating disorders and relapse, coordinated by one of our Youth Ambassadors, in honour of Eating Disorders Awareness Month.
Pinwheel Education Series: Bullying Recording
This event explored bullying in children and youth. The panel discussed school and community-based programs and resources for parents, families, and youth.
Pinwheel Education Series: Cannabis Use in Youth Recording
This event explores the effects of cannabis use on youth, the link between cannabis use and mental health, and strategies for parents and families of youth who are using or thinking of using cannabis.
Putting on the Brakes: Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
A resource for young people, their parents, and professionals covering the newest techniques in diagnosing and treating ADHD, the most current techniques in relaxation, and tips on how to ask for help, guidance, and support in managing ADHD and its symptoms. By Patricia Quinn & Judith Stern
Reach out Psychosis
ReachOut is a school based program developed and managed by the BC Schizophrenia Society to educate young people and their parents about psychosis in a fun and interactive environment that reduces the stigma surrounding mental illness. The ‘Psychosis Help’ section of the site contains variety of resources.
Reaching Out: A School Resource Video
The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society's educational video on what schizophrenia is and how to get help.
Realistic Thinking For Teens (AnxietyBC)
One strategy to help your child manage anxiety is learning to replace “anxious” or “worried” thinking with realistic thinking. This involves helping your child learn to see things in a clear and fair way without being overly negative.
School-Based HEADSTRONG Activities Toolkit
This toolkit is intended to help engage schools to create and sustain school-based HEADSTRONG Committees after a regional summit. The toolkit is designed for teachers, school staff and students who will comprise the HEADSTRONG Committees, and for the regional HEADSTRONG Coordinators to know how support anti-stigma school-based activities.
Self-Harm (Child and Youth Health)
Overview of self-harm for teens, as well as tips on how to help a friend.
Self-Harm (Youth in BC)
Information on what is self-harm, why do people self-harm, alternatives to self-harming, tips on how to stop self-harming and self care & support.

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.