It is important to know that no matter how you are feeling, you are not alone. Find more important contacts. BC K School and District Contact Information : Contact your local school district for information about what support services and programs are available in your district. to let us know how we can improve this service. While some of the services and resources provide general help and support, others are specific to mental health issues, addictions and substance use, or body image and eating disorders.
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VictimLinkBC provides information and referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family and sexual violence. Online chat is available from noon to 1am Pacific Time. Youth in BC Distress Line: Call or toll-free to speak with counsellors and trained volunteers who are committed to helping youth in crisis. Phone Services If you or someone you know needs help, call one of the following s: Emergency Help For emergency help call or see Immediate Support.
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Stresslr : A free web app that provides a fun and engaging way for children ages 9 to 11 to understand what causes them stress, how they react to it, and to develop healthy strategies to cope with stress in their everyday lives. Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre : Call toll-free from anywhere in BC: ; Lower Mainland: for peer support, assistance in navigating the mental health system and accessing resources, and information and education about mental health and substance use challenges.
Also available by text at A volunteer will you back within 3 business days. Navigating the Mental Health System Navigating the mental health system can sometimes be a confusing process. Helpline for Children: If you are or youth and would like to talk to someone call the Helpline for Children at no area code neededtoll-free anywhere in B. VictimLinkBC: Call toll-free for confidential support.
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Children and youth are those persons who are age 19 or younger, have not reached legal adulthood and remain under the care of an adult. This digital assistant cannot advise you on your personal situation, and conversations are not monitored.
Online resources include educational videos on YouTube, information exchange on Facebook, downloadable articles and resources, and the Mindshift App. HeretoHelp : Provides information related to mental health and substance use.
Call toll-free from anywhere in B. Available Monday to Friday from am to 5pm Pacific Time. Mindshift : A free, mobile app deed to help teens and young adults learn how to relax, develop helpful ways of thinking, and identify active steps that will help them take charge. Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre : Provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across B. Kids Help Phone — Kids : Provides confidential support and information about bullying, violence and abuse, feelings, internet safety and more.
Available 6pm to midnight Pacific Time. Chats are for youth up to age Available Wednesday to Sunday from 3pm to 11pm Pacific Time. Home About gov. I consent. Examples include infantsbabies and newborns 0 to 1 yearstoddlers 2 to 3 yearspreschoolers 4 to 6 yearschildren 7 to 12 yearsadolescentsschool aged children 6 to 18 yearsor teenagers and youth 13 to 19 years.
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Online Resources Anxiety Canada : Provides self-help, peer reviewed and trusted resources on anxiety. Did you find what you were looking for? Public safety and emergency services Sports, recreation, arts and culture Tourism and immigration Taxes and tax credits. Online Directory Search for services available across the Province and in your community or check out the following phone, in-person, online, and chat or services and resources to get started.
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Mental Health Walk-in Intake Clinics to speak with a mental health therapist or clinician in your community. Immediate Support If you or someone you know needs immediate help, call one of the following s: : Call if you are having a medical emergency. Organizations A-Z. Forms A-Z.
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HealthLink BC : Call toll-free if you need non-emergency health information or advice. Children and Youth. The services and resources listed below all include or focus exclusively on children and youth.
Navigating the mental health system can sometimes be a confusing process. Getting Help Services for children and youth are provided by the Ministry of Children and Family Developmenthealth authorities and community agencies. The website includes personal stories, self-help resources, and information about getting help now.
Whether you are looking for information and support for yourself or for a loved one, help is available. Connect by chat, a counsellor, or find information and resources on their website. Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre : Get information and support about mental health and substance use challenges via at keltycentre cw. Copy Cancel. Created by AnxietyBC. Thank you for your response. MindHealthBC : Provides easy access to information and resources related to mental health and substance use conditions.
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The information on this form is collected under the authority of Sections 26 c and 27 1 c of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to help us assess and respond to your enquiry. For emergency help call or see Immediate Support. Support at School Some school districts provide support services and programs to help prevent mental health problems from being a barrier to learning.
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You can expect a response within 5 business days. Kelty Eating Disorders : Provides resources and peer support to people of all ages with eating disorders or disordered eating concerns. In-Person Services You can search for in-person services across B. Created in part by a youth de team in the Vancouver Island Health Authority. Help us improve gov. Some school districts provide support services and programs to help prevent mental health problems from being a barrier to learning.
To see these again later, type "popular topics". You may not know what your treatment options are, or where to start. Available 24 hours a day. Open Mind : Provides mental health tools and resources for youth and young adults who may be facing new experiences, challenges and pressures. It teaches a set of skills you can apply to your own life to overcome depression.