child and youth mental health

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:

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May 4, 2015

Leaving stigma behind

Reducing stigma around mental health and substance use issues cannot be achieved overnight, but a group of youths in the Okanagan are determined to accelerate the pace during this year’s Child and Youth Mental Health week - May 4 to 10.

The youth are working...