Teen Mental Health
|Learn. Live. Care. What are Mental Disorders? What is Brain Injury? What is Stigma? We need to know as much about our minds as we do our bodies. If you’re looking for ways to support someone in your life, our ToolBox is full of resources that can help.|
|Not just a help line, KidsHelpPhone provides TONS of information on trending and important topics: family, identity, sexuality, relationships, emotional and physical health and much more. There's even quizzes and games and personal stories from other youth. There's also free confidential counselling. Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through our website, you can connect with us whenever you want, however you want.|
Youth In BC
|YouthInBC.com is first and foremost an on-line crisis chat service, where you can chat 1-on-1 with a trained volunteer from the Crisis Centre, where our service is based.|
We also have this site, with information so you can learn more on a variety of youth-related issues (Abuse and Assault, Bullying, Disordered Eating, Drugs, Alcohol & Addictions, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Self Harm, Sex and Sexual Health, Stress, Suicide), as well as resources: a list of organizations and websites where you can get help.
Online Relaxation Exercises
Not just for anxiety, relaxation exercises are good for improving the most important part of your brain! These help with focus, understanding self and others, planning and more!! These relaxation exercises include breathing, guided imagery, muscle relaxation and sending worries away.
There are also TONS of apps out there: Best Relaxation Apps 2019
Kelty Mental Health
|BC's leading information source on mental health and healthy living for children, youth and families. Great information on mental health as well as issues such as sleep, substance use and even anger. We help families across the province navigate the mental health system, listen and offer peer support, and connect them to resources and tools.|
Formally Mindcheck.ca - An interactive site for youth that looks at mood and stress, substance use, mental health, and eating and body image. Videos, apps, surveys and more to assist you on any topic.
Foundry is a province-wide network of integrated health and social service centres for young people ages 12-24. Foundry centres provide a one-stop-shop for young people to access mental health care, substance use services, primary care, social services and youth and family peer supports.
Mind Your Mind
Info. Help. Support. Shared Stories. Technology. Art.
mindyourmind exists in the space where mental health, wellness, engagement and technology meet. We work with young people aged 14 to 29 to co-create interactive tools and innovative resources to build capacity and resilience.
Everything we do originates through interaction with youth and the professionals who serve them. Working alongside young people, every actor in the system has the potential to make meaningful change in how we conceptualize and ensure the mental well-being of Canadian youth.
Here To Help
Mental health and substance use information you can trust.
We're here to help you find quality information, learn new skills, and connect with key resources in BC. Explore strategies to help you take care of your mental health and use substances in healthier ways, find the information you need to manage mental health and substance use problems, and learn how you can support a loved one.
Mind Health BC
|MindHealthBC is a one stop shop that gathers the wealth of evidence based resources available in your community and combines them into one easy to use website.|
MindHealthBC’s detailed online directory includes:
Mental health and substance use information
Self-help resources and online programs
Local support groups for patients and for friends and family members
Community health services suited to an individual's specific needs
|We all feel sad sometimes. But when feeling low, stressed out, worried, depressed, irritable, angry - or even nothing at all - gets to be too much, remember that you do have the power to change how you feel.|
With BounceBack® you can design your very own mood-lifting program! Select workbooks, activities and videos to create your own self-help journey, or work with a trained coach over the phone! It’s like building your very own BounceBack® toolkit.