Mental Health Resources

Click on the links below to access websites which will provide you with information and services regarding mental health issues.

www.youthinbc.com Online support and crisis information for youth in BC

www.mindcheck.ca Information about youth, mental health and substance use, developed in BC

www.anxietybc.com Has great information about children and youth anxiety and how parents and others can help

www.heretohelp.bc.ca Here to Help, a BC based website with good information about mental health, mental illness, lots of tools and resources

www.keltymentalhealth.ca The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, a program of BC Mental Health & Addiction Services, provides mental health and substance use information and resources to children, youth and families from across BC

www.forcesociety.com Families with lived experience who understand and may be able to offer support or advice on how to support and assist children with mental health difficulties.

www.earlypsychosis.ca
Provincial Early Psychosis Intervention program website

www.mindyourmind.ca A Canadian youth based site with information on mental health, stress, other related topics

www.openmindbc.ca Valuable resource to learn about support services available in BC

http://www.thesite.org/healthandwellbeing/mentalhealth/selfharm information about self harming behaviour

http://www.friendsparentprogram.com/index.php Friends for Life – Parents’ program. Information for parents whose children experience difficulties with anxiety

Force Society – BC based parents’ information and advocacy group regarding children’s mental health

http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/publications.htm The Ministry of Children and Family Development – Child and Youth Mental Health website, with useful links and downloadable resources

http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health/teen.htm A downloadable handbook for understanding and dealing with depression for teens

http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/ Teen Mental Health, a Health Canada website for youth and parents

http://www.ok2bblue.com/tiki‐index.php BlueWave, BC based website with information about depression and suicide for teens and parents ‐‐‐youth friendly depictions of depression

http://www.mentalhealth.com/ A BC based website with information on mental illness, and psychiatric medications

http://www.bcss.org/ BC Schizophrenia Society support/information for people with Schizophrenia and their families

http://www.autismbc.ca/ Autism Society of BC, information on Autism Spectrum Disorders and supports for parents

http://www.bcchildrens.ca/Services/ChildYouthMentalHlth/default.htm BC Children’s Hospital Child Psychiatry programs and information

http://www.safeonlineoutreach.com/ BC based program to educate parents and others about online safety

http://www.fgta.ca/ From Grief to Action‐ support for family members affected by other’s drug use

http://www.xperiment.ca Information on drug use for youth

http://bc‐counsellors.org/ BC Association of Clinical Counsellors‐a listing of registered clinical counsellors in private practice, member directory‐useful for finding a private therapist

https://www.drugrehab.com/teens/ DrugRehab.com - a web resource that provides information and support to people fighting addiction and substance abuse.

https://www.drugrehab.com/co-occurring-disorder/