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Alexandra Neighbourhood House

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Alexandra Neighbourhood House is the neighbourhood house for the Crescent Beach area. In addition to community programs, they also run the Vine Youth and Family Centre, the Vine Youth Clinic and a wide variety of camp-based programs.

Canadian Mental Health Association

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The CMHA is a nation-wide, charitable organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. They do both public education and direct services. Both the BC and national web sites have a ton of information on mental health issues, links to resources and online discussions.

Anxiety BC

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The Anxiety Disorders Association of BC provides information about how excess anxiety can express itself and also provides effective strategies to begin addressing anxiety. The site includes self-help tips, workshop listings and resources, as well as a section devoted to anxiety & parenting.

Child and Adolescent Response Team (CART)

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CART provides a community-based response to mental health related crisis involving school-aged children and youth (up to 18) living in Vancouver who are experiencing urgent psychiatric or emotional crisis. Services can range from phone consultation to on-site assessment or consultation, short-term counselling or psychiatric assessment.

Mental Health Emergency Services

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MHES operates an emergency crisis line where nurses assist callers in crisis, provide information pertaining to resources and triage situations to the appropriate resources (one of which is Car 87).