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Stress Busters for Youth
Activities that take 10-30 minutes to help you relax.
Stress Management Exercises (Youth in BC)
A breathing exercise, body scan and visualization exercise to help reduce stress.
Teen Mental Health
This site provides a wide range of educational materials and tools to meet the mental health care and information needs of young people, parents, educators and health care providers.
The Courage To Change: A Teen Survival Guide
Teens talking to teens in a powerful book where formerly violent young people speak out to their peers. A unique compilation of real-life stories and striking black and white photographs that grapple with issues of bullying, neglect, self-image, domestic violence and sexual abuse. By Leave Out Violence Youth
Toolkit for Families: Stress in My Day Worksheet
Use this worksheet to keep track of what stresses you out during different parts of the day (editable PDF).
Transition Planning for Youth & Young Adults (Government of BC)
Transitioning to adulthood can be particularly challenging for youth with developmental disabilities and their families. A Services to Adults With Developmental Disabilities (STADD) navigator can help.
“Transitions”, the first publication of its kind, provides first-year students with information on topics including time management, relationships, sexual activity, mental illness, suicide and addictions. The guide also includes mental health self-help information and contains recommendations where students can go to get help on their campus.
Understanding Canada's Low-Risk Drinking Guidelines: Supporting Health and Life (Here to Help)
These evidence based guidelines are meant to help people make smart decision about alcohol.
Understanding the Human Volcano: What Teens Can Do About Violence
This book helps teens understand the frightening changes that threaten their safety - and teaches them how to take practical steps to reduce the violence in our world. by Earl Hipp
Vivre en Santé Pour Les Jeunes
Le gouvernement de la Colombie-Britannique s’est engagé à faire la promotion de la santé dans les écoles de notre province. Cet engagement te concerne : tu peux y prendre part. Partage tes idées, tes expériences et ton énergie! Exprime-toi sur les sujets qui sont importants pour toi. Pour en savoir plus, visite (en anglais).
WalkAlong is a community where young Canadians can explore their mental health amongst their peers. This portal is a Canadian-based mental health resource that also provides information and links to existing mental health care resources for friends & family members.
Warrior Boyz
This documentary takes an unflinching look at the root causes of gang violence, and offers real solutions and a hard-fought hope for the future. National Film Board of Canada Website provides a Teacher’s Guide for grades 7-12
Wellness Modules (Here to Help)
So what does it take to be mentally healthier? This page has tips and advice on protecting and improving your mental health.
What to do When You Are Lost - A Community Video Resource
The Canucks Autism Network developed video models that serves as resources for families and youth with Autism to promote independence and increased quality of life.
When a Parent Has Experienced Psychosis…What Kids Want to Know (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
Information for children dealing with a parent or family member who is experiencing psychosis.
Yoo Magazine
An interactive, health magazine for youth online. It is designed to foster health literacy and good health decision making. Each month we will focus on a key health issue through a series of novel and interactive materials including interactive and pop-up quizzes, infosheets and how to sheets, as well as selected Q & As.
You and Substance Use Workbook: stuff to think about…and ways to make changes (Here to Help
This resource uses the best information from research to guide you through the process of understanding more about the role of alcohol or other drugs in your life.
Young Minds
Information for youth on healthy living.
Youth in BC is a online crisis chat service for youth age 25 and under. They are open from noon to 1am, if you are in a crisis now call the 24 hour distress line 1-866-661-3311.
Youth to Youth Violence: A Guide for Youth
Violence is a reality in many youth’s lives. This booklet is intended to provide information and tools youth can use to deal with and prevent youth violence in their lives.

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.