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Anxiety BC Youth
Youth friendly website about anxiety by Anxiety BC.
Anxiety BC
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development
The Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development gives you access to important and up-to-date information that is based on the best scientific research currently available. It's designed to help you sort through all the conflicting information about what promotes, and what hinders, healthy child development so you can make better choices that will result in better outcomes for children.
Offord Centre for Child Studies
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Dealing with Depression: Antidepressant Skills for Teens
Self-help toolkit gives information on depression and offers skills to fight against depression.
BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD)
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books
Drugs Not 4 Me
Youth-friendly website with information about the dangers of drugs, designed to empower youth so that they can make healthy decisions.
Health Canada
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Movies and videos, Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Just Ask!
Guide for children and youth with siblings with mental illness.
TeenMentalHealth.org
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
Managing Stress
A tutorial that helps you explore possible stressors in your life, and provides suggestions of how to deal with them.
US National Library of Medicine: National Institutes of Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
MyHealth Magazine
MyHealth Magazine is a health and wellness program delivered through a series of interactive, online resources for young people (students.myhealthmagazine.net), educators (teachers.myhealthmagazine.net), and college students (college.myhealthmagazine.net).
Dr. Darcy Santor
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Opening the Door to Better Mental Health for Your Youth
The keys to taking care of youth mental health are to work towards building close and genuinely supportive relationships and promoting mental wellness, and to get help early should problems arise. This free guide was designed to help parents forge and strengthen those connections and support their youth's mental health.
Parters for Mental Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
SAFERA
Fondé en 1998, SAFERA est un organisme francophone dont la mission est centrée sur la prévention du syndrome d’alcoolisation fœtale (SAF) et la réponse aux besoins des personnes atteintes. Ressources: site Internet, groupe de soutien pour parents francophones, livre Enfants de l'alcool, affiches, dépliants, DVD, consultations téléphoniques, formations.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
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Substance Use Awareness and Youth Engagement
This is a website for both youth and youth workers. For youth, the website provides information about substance use. For youth workers, the web site is to act as a participant resource for relevant materials that were covered during the Substance Use Awareness and Youth Engagement program to support those who work with youth to engage in conversations about the prevention of illicit substance use.
Canadian Training Institute
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca), Primary Care (primarycare.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes
Sesame Street has various materials to help children of military families cope with issues such as pre-deployment, deployment, homecoming, changes and grief.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Movies and videos
The Sibling Support Project
National, American effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
WorryWiseKids.org
Providing information about anxiety.
Children's Center for OCD and Anxiety
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
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