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Posts Categorized: Mental Health

The North Shore Schizophrenia Society

Posted by & filed under Mental Health, Resources.

The North Shore Schizophrenia Society is a peer support organization, helping families whose relatives are struggling with any serious mental illness. Trained family volunteers provide counseling, information, education, advocacy and ongoing support in both the North Shore and Sea to Sky corridor.

Ministry of Children & Family Development

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Counseling & Supports, Mental Health, Parenting, Resources.

MCFD is the provincial ministry holding the responsibility for the well-being of children and their healthy development. They are probably best known for providing child protection and supervising substitute care (like foster care and group homes), but also provide services for children with special needs, child and youth mental health, youth justice, and early childhood development programs and services.

Kelty Resource Centre

Posted by & filed under Disordered Eating, Drugs, Alcohol & Addictions, Mental Health, Parenting, Resources.

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre working to link children, youth and their families with appropriate resources in all areas of mental health and addictions. In addition, as spiritual successors to the Eating Disorder Resource Centre of BC, the centre also provides information and referrals to adults with eating disorders.

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.