Call for culturally-aware crisis support for Indigenous peoples in B.C.
Family plays a central role in many people’s lives. The wellbeing of your family, as a whole, can be foundational to the wellness of each family member.
For many people, health and wellbeing starts at home. Different things can contribute to the mental health of family members, like daily life or larger life events. If you are a parent or caregiver, you may be looking for ways to encourage the wellbeing of your family.
Helpful, trusted resources and support for families across BC.
Kelty Mental Health provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to families across B.C., including information and resources to people of all ages experiencing disordered eating concerns.
The Kelty Centre is a part of the integrated provincial strategy to improve health literacy in mental health and substance use in B.C., and is a key Mental Health Literacy program at BC Children's Hospital.
EASE at Home offers tips for parents, like how to teach children calming breathing techniques or use structured games like scavenger hunts to build routine in a way that’s fun.
EASE is a collection of evidence-informed anxiety prevention and resilience-building resources for students in grades K-7. Resources use cognitive behavioural strategies to address the thoughts, feelings and behaviours associated with anxiety.
EASE also provides activities designed to be delivered by classroom teachers, but can be adapted for use by school counsellors, administrators and support staff. Activities focus on increasing emotional health and resiliency for all children.