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Resources

It is our goal to share information freely to those who may benefit. Please be advised that the following resource list is provided for information purposes only, it is not intended to be used in place of counselling or medical services.

The Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs’s Welcome Here Project promotes the strengthened participation of new immigrants in civil society and foster more inclusive and welcoming communities for new immigrants

Healthlink BC: With HealthLink BC, British Columbians have trusted health information at their fingertips by phone or web.

The Canadian Public Health Association’s Caring For You and Your Baby is a practical guide for new mothers with babies from infancy through to toddler age. It provides information that can help keep you and your baby happy and healthy. This guide was developed by public health experts with a focus on raising healthy babies and protecting them from injury and illness.

BC Women’s Hospital and Health Care is the only facility in B.C. devoted primarily to the health of women, newborns, and families.

Here to Help  is a website of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information. Their goal is to help people better prevent and manage mental health and substance use problems and live a healthier life

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH combines clinical care, research, education, policy development and health promotion to help transform the lives of people affected by mental health and addiction issues.

Anxiety BC is a non-profit organization started by a group of concerned consumers, family members, and professionals, who work to increase awareness about anxiety disorders; promote education of the general public, affected persons, and health care providers; and increase access to evidence-based resources and treatments. Programs are focused on increasing awareness and promoting education and evidence-based treatments related to anxiety disorders.

The Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Program serves young people with early psychosis who are between the ages of 13 to 35, and their families. The program bridges youth and adult mental health services, and links community with hospital. Clinical services include single-entry intake and assessment, as well as treatment for people who have had their first episode of psychosis, whether affective or non-affective. Treatment components include individual, group and family intervention. Other program components include community education, evaluation, and research, as well as assessment and monitoring for young people at ultra high-risk of developing psychosis.

The BC Responsible Gambling Program provides accurate information, resources, and meaningful services that promote healthy choices and help to reduce any harmful impacts associated with gambling.

The BC Schizophrenia Society offers support, education and advocacy services for people with schizophrenia and other serious and persistent mental illnesses, their families and friends and promotes research into the causes, treatment, and ultimate cure of schizophrenia.

Legal Services Society provides legal aid legal information in British Columbia.

The Canadian Diabetes Association is leading the fight against diabetes by helping people with diabetes live healthy lives while working to find a cure

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is committed to kidney health and improved lives for all people affected by kidney disease by funding and stimulating innovative research, providing education and support.

Health Canada helps support the health and safety of Canadian families

The Heart and Stroke Foundation aims to build healthier hearts and minds across Canada by bringing life-saving knowledge to the communities they serve

The Alzheimer Society of BC‘s Resource Centres help those concerned with or facing dementia build the knowledge, skills, and confidence to maintain quality of life.

The BC Epilepsy Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the British Columbians living with epilepsy and their families.

Osteoporosis Canada educates, empowers and supports individuals and communities in the risk-reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.