Mental health and substance use challenges can affect everyone, regardless of their background, culture or ethnicity.
Understanding mental health information and how to get help for your child can be hard for anyone. It can be even more difficult to find resources and services that consider people’s culture and language.
Below you will find information in different languages to help your family learn about mental health challenges and disorders, and find mental health support in British Columbia.
On our website we also write content in simple English (plain language) as much as possible.
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.
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.
Video and discussion guide featuring families from different cultural backgrounds and health professionals sharing their experiences supporting a child or youth with a mental health challenge.