Saturday, April 5, 2014

Child and Youth Mental Health Resources in BC

Child Mental Health

Kids Help Phone: 1. 800.668.6868

BC Children's Hospital - Child & Youth Mental Health program:


Specific Child & Youth Mental Health provincial programs and referral documents:



Provincial Health Services Authority – Provincial Child & Youth clinics and services

Website: http://www.bcmhsus.ca/programs-and-services/child-and-youth-clinics-and-services

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outpatient Programs Referral Form

Website: file:///C:/Users/tayoung/Downloads/OutpatientProgramsReferralFormAug2013.pdf


Strongest Families BC – 1-855-871-8445
  • An educational service for families of children with mild to moderate behaviour problems (ages 3 to 12) offered through the Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division.
Brochure: http://www.cmha.bc.ca/files/SF_Brochure_Oct2013.pdf

Telephone 250 387-9749                            




Dealing with Depression: Anti-Depressant Skills for Teens

Preventing Youth Suicide1-800-SUICIDE 
  • Call if you, or someone you know is in crisis.
The FORCE: Society for Kids Mental Health – provides families support, resources and advocacy to receive assistance in caring for children and youth with mental illness.
Phone: 604-878-3400 or 310-6789

Kelty Resource Centre - a provincial resource centre working to link children, youth and their families with appropriate resources in all areas of mental health and addictions.
Local Phone: 604-875-2084 Toll Free: 1-800-665-1822
E-mail:
keltycentre@bcmhs.bc.ca

Youth Mental Health

Youth in BC Distress Line - 1.866.661.3311
  • 24-Hour Distress Line staffed by counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youths in crisis.


Youth and Mental Illness: Early Intervention Canada

Here to Help: Self Help Resources for Young people & family members

Helping Overcome Psychosis Early (HOPE) - provide information about early identification and treatment of psychosis. A program for: youth living in Vancouver or Richmond, aged 13-30 and their families who are experiencing a first time problem with psychotic symptoms.
Phone: 604-225-2211

Mindcheck – Information for youth and young adults 

PsychosisSucks  – Learn about the signs and symptoms of Early Psychosis and how to get help.


Youth in BC  604-872-3311; 1-866-661-3311
  • Provides information, chat and support to youth via a 24-hour phone line.
Youthspace.- chat, forum, e-mail counsellours and youth programs and services in Victoria,BC.

Things not going well? Suicide on your mind? Feeling alone? 
Text us @ 778_783_0177
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