child and youth mental health

May 7, 2018

We need to keep the passion alive! - Dr Rummy Dosanjh, GP, CYMHSU Community of Practice.

May 7th is Child and Youth Mental Health Day, and through the Institute of Families I Care About You campaign, we all have the opportunity to acknowledge and commit to preserving the mental...

Bell Let's Talk
January 29, 2018

Mental health is a level of psychological wellbeing, and can affect us all in one way or another.  In fact, one in five Canadians will experience some sort of mental health issue in their lifetime, meaning either you or someone you know will likely be affected at some point. Sadly though, there...

Dr Doan
November 21, 2017

The Emergency Department (ED) in busy BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) is well-equipped to treat children in physical crisis – but challenged when treating children with mental health issues. In fact, pediatric emergency physician Dr Quynh Doan said, “It was our biggest emerging problem.” ED ...

August 31, 2017

Back to school can be a stressful time – for kids and parents. We all want to be sure we are doing the right things to keep our kids healthy both physically and mentally. We asked some family physicians in BC to share their thoughts on how families can make the transition smoothly: