Healthy Living Toolkit for Families

The Healthy Living ... It's in Everyone toolkit for families was developed with FamilySmart. There are two different formats of the toolkit available. You can access the web based interactive version or download the full PDF version below:

Healthy Living Toolkit for Families (Second Edition)
The Healthy Living Toolkit for Families includes information on healthy living for families who have a child or youth with mental health challenges, worksheets and tools, and tips from families across B.C.
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Each module within the toolkit can also be downloaded separately:

Order Print Copies of the Toolkit

Print copies of the Toolkit for Families can be ordered from the BC Children's Hospital bookstore in all seven languages. In addition, many libraries across B.C. carry the toolkit. Ordering information can be found on the right hand side of this page.

Interactive Toolkit Activities

Interactive activities based on the content of the toolkit have been developed. Click here to learn more!

Videos for Families: Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals

These videos were created to support families in setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals with their health professionals, using the information and resources in the Family Toolkit. S.M.A.R.T. goal setting helps you to make specific goals towards the changes you want to make.


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.