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Kids and Teens in Control

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

Offers online group support and education to children and youth who have a loved one with mental illness or substance use disorder. Participants share their experiences, ways to cope, self-care techniques, and learn about mental illness and skills to communicate with loved one.

South Asian Mental Health Alliance

SAMHAA is a non-profit community network engaging, educating and mobilizing the BC South Asian community around issues related to mental health.

Available B.C. wide

Provincial Assessment Centre

Community Living British Columbia

Provides multi-disciplinary, inpatient mental health services for referred individuals with a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness, or behaviour issue. The centre provides specialized 24-hour care with length of stay between two weeks to three months.

The program includes psychiatric assessment, treatment plans, supported community outings, and recommendations for on-going support and care in an individual's home and community environments. The centre is designated as a tertiary care mental health service under the Mental Health Act.

2721 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC

Young Carers Program

Cowichan Family Caregivers Support Society

Provides support and education to young caregivers who providing significant care to a family member. The need for care may include supporting a family member with physical or mental illness, disability, addiction or other difficulties such as financial issues or divorce.

Services include individual support and counselling, workshops, family counselling, First Nations family support, advocacy, and referrals to other service providers.

Available B.C. wide

Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction

BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Provides specialized inpatient treatment and recovery services for adults in BC with concurrent disorder; a combination of a severe mental illness and substance use disorder. The centre also includes research, education, virtual health, and teaching spaces.

Clients receive trauma-informed, culturally safe care that focuses on mental and physical wellness as well as support with their recovery and healing journey so they can gradually transition to care in their home community.

8-2745 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC

Mental Health and Substance Use - Central Intake South Island

Island Health

Provides a point of entry for all adult mental health and substance use services for the Island Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, specialized settings, and on an outreach basis.

Services include central intake, short-term assessment and treatment, long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness, as well as substance use prevention and treatment programs.

Mental Health and Substance Use - Central Intake North Island

Island Health

Provides a point of entry for all adult mental health and substance use services for the Island Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, specialized settings, and on an outreach basis.

Services include central intake, short-term assessment and treatment, long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness, as well as substance use prevention and treatment programs.

Mental Health and Substance Use - Central Island Intake

Island Health

Provides a point of entry for all adult mental health and substance use services for the Island Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, specialized settings, and on an outreach basis.

Services include central intake, short-term assessment and treatment, long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness, as well as substance use prevention and treatment programs.

Available B.C. wide

WalkAlong

University of British Columbia

Provides online information and resources for youth to assess and manage their mental health within a positive online community environment.

Features include: self-assessments for depression and anxiety; mental health trackers; mental illness and treatment information; self-help exercises; and the ability to share experiences and resources such as links, videos and artwork.

Available B.C. wide

Strengthening Families Together

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

Provides a 10-session education program for family and friends of individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses. Topic areas include medication and treatment, mental illness information, skill-building, concurrent disorders and addiction, schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders, coping as a family, and advocacy.

Showing 1 - 10 of 141 Resources
Available B.C. wide

Kids and Teens in Control

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

Offers online group support and education to children and youth who have a loved one with mental illness or substance use disorder. Participants share their experiences, ways to cope, self-care techniques, and learn about mental illness and skills to communicate with loved one.

South Asian Mental Health Alliance

SAMHAA is a non-profit community network engaging, educating and mobilizing the BC South Asian community around issues related to mental health.

Available B.C. wide

Provincial Assessment Centre

Community Living British Columbia

Provides multi-disciplinary, inpatient mental health services for referred individuals with a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness, or behaviour issue. The centre provides specialized 24-hour care with length of stay between two weeks to three months.

The program includes psychiatric assessment, treatment plans, supported community outings, and recommendations for on-going support and care in an individual's home and community environments. The centre is designated as a tertiary care mental health service under the Mental Health Act.

2721 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC

Young Carers Program

Cowichan Family Caregivers Support Society

Provides support and education to young caregivers who providing significant care to a family member. The need for care may include supporting a family member with physical or mental illness, disability, addiction or other difficulties such as financial issues or divorce.

Services include individual support and counselling, workshops, family counselling, First Nations family support, advocacy, and referrals to other service providers.

Available B.C. wide

Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction

BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services

Provides specialized inpatient treatment and recovery services for adults in BC with concurrent disorder; a combination of a severe mental illness and substance use disorder. The centre also includes research, education, virtual health, and teaching spaces.

Clients receive trauma-informed, culturally safe care that focuses on mental and physical wellness as well as support with their recovery and healing journey so they can gradually transition to care in their home community.

8-2745 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC

Mental Health and Substance Use - Central Intake South Island

Island Health

Provides a point of entry for all adult mental health and substance use services for the Island Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, specialized settings, and on an outreach basis.

Services include central intake, short-term assessment and treatment, long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness, as well as substance use prevention and treatment programs.

Mental Health and Substance Use - Central Intake North Island

Island Health

Provides a point of entry for all adult mental health and substance use services for the Island Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, specialized settings, and on an outreach basis.

Services include central intake, short-term assessment and treatment, long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness, as well as substance use prevention and treatment programs.

Mental Health and Substance Use - Central Island Intake

Island Health

Provides a point of entry for all adult mental health and substance use services for the Island Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, specialized settings, and on an outreach basis.

Services include central intake, short-term assessment and treatment, long-term programs for those with a serious and persistent mental illness, as well as substance use prevention and treatment programs.

Available B.C. wide

WalkAlong

University of British Columbia

Provides online information and resources for youth to assess and manage their mental health within a positive online community environment.

Features include: self-assessments for depression and anxiety; mental health trackers; mental illness and treatment information; self-help exercises; and the ability to share experiences and resources such as links, videos and artwork.

Available B.C. wide

Strengthening Families Together

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

Provides a 10-session education program for family and friends of individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses. Topic areas include medication and treatment, mental illness information, skill-building, concurrent disorders and addiction, schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders, coping as a family, and advocacy.

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