youth mental health

Back to school stress
September 4, 2018

As teens across BC head back to school, many will experience feelings of excitement, nervousness, and likely stress. The impending academic demands, parental pressures, personal expectations, and social tensions can at times be overwhelming. And while a certain amount of stress in a youth’s life...

September 30, 2014

For youth transitioning to adulthood, life can sometimes feel overwhelming when burdened with new challenges and pressures not previously experienced. 

Unfortunately, for the 12-20% of transition-age youth (15 to 24 years of age) in British Columbia who suffer from some form of mental...

September 15, 2014

Many youth transitioning from adolescence to adulthood experience challenges, but this path can be particularly difficult for the estimated 12 to 20% of young British Columbians who suffer from mental illness.  It is during this time that many mental health conditions first appear, but sadly...