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Southeast Kootenay


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Anxiety BCAll Ages


Self-help tools & support.  Resources for parents and caregivers.  An informative website of online programs and videos to help reduce anxiety.
BC Mental Health & Substance Use ServicesAll Ages BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA), provides a diverse range of specialized and one-of-a-kind tertiary mental health and substance use services for children, adolescents and adults across the province.
Bounce BackAdults Bounce Back is an evidence-based program designed to help adults (19+) experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood or stress with or without anxiety.
Canadian Centre on Substance AbuseAll Ages The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse has a legislated mandate to provide national leadership and evidence-informed analysis and advice to mobilize collaborative efforts to reduce alcohol and other drug related harms.
Canadian Mental Health Association – Confident Parents: Thriving KidsAll Ages


Confident Parents: Thriving Kids is a family-focused coaching service effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural problems and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3 – 12.
Dealing With DepressionAll Ages Online information for dealing with depression.  Open application from the privacy of your smart phone or computer and listen to short stories about three teens to find out how each of them worked through depression.  Follow information built into the web app to learn and practice anti-depressant skills and behaviours.
Doctors of BC – Open MindAll Ages Open Mind is an information hub containing mental health tools and resources for youth, families, teachers and health care providers. 
East Kootenay Addiction ServicesAll Ages East Kootenay Addiction Services Society provides free and confidential counselling to youth, adults, couples and families dealing with difficulties from their own or someone else's substance use.  In addition, we provide referral to approved residential treatment and detox facilities, school based educational programs, community education, outreach, harm reduction programs and our youth Teen Empowerment and Mastery Program (TEAM).
FamilySmartAll Ages We are ordinary and extraordinary people because we are living, working, or care about the mental health of children and youth.
Here to HelpAll Ages Mental health and substance use information and resources.

Interior Health


Interior Health Sexual Health Resources

All Ages Regional health authority servicing the entire Kootenay region.
Kelty Mental Health Resource CentreAll Ages


Peer support workers - for parents & youth.  Information on mental health & substance use.  Options for support and treatment in BC.  Tips for self-help & prevention.  Educational events for families, educators & clinicians.

A "one-stop" centre that helps BC children, youth and their families to connect with information and resources.  They also have information on eating disorders for people of all ages.

Kids Help PhoneChildren & Youth1-800-668-6868Counselling services.  Information and resources.  24-hour bilingual, confidential and anonymous phone and online counselling, and online resources.
Media SmartsAdults This is a website for parents to develop the skills and knowledge to be media informed.
Mind Check13-19 Education.  Self-care tools.  Website links.  This is a website for teens with information and self-care tips about mood & anxiety, stress, alcohol & other drugs, reality check, body image & eating.
Mind your mindYouth Information.  Interactive tools.  Mind your mind is a non-profit, online mental health program that engages youth, emerging adults and the professionals who serve them to co-develop reliable and relevant resources.
MindShiftAll Ages App to help cope with anxiety.  MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety.β€―It provides information about anxiety and tools to learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking and identify active steps that will help you take charge of anxiety, test anxiety, perfectionism, social anxiety, performance anxiety, worry, panic, and conflict.
National Institute on Drug Abuse for TeensAll Ages A website that helps to educate adolescents aged 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse.
Pride NetworkAll Ages A group of educators and advocates, regardless of sexual orientation/expression, who value the importance of a safe, respectful and inclusive learning environment for all.  The Pride Education Network of teachers, administrators, support staff, youth and parents strives to make the B.C. school system more welcoming and equitable for LGBTQ students and staff, and queer families.
School District 5 Sexual Orientation PolicyAll Ages Policy 3.35
Rural Coordination Centre of BCAll Ages The Rural Coordination Centre of BC has developed a map of community resources available in rural and remote communities.
Social & Emotional Learning Resource FinderAll Ages The SEL Resource Finder is designed as a "one-stop" site for educators and anyone who works with children and youth to learn about how to foster social-emotional learning ("SEL") and mental well-being in any educational setting.  As research and practice continue to build a strong case for the value and necessity of SEL and mental health for academic and life success, it becomes important to recognize the many different ways to promote SEL and create safe, respectful, and caring learning environments that maximize potential and optimize well-being in the next generation.
The ABCs of Mental HealthAll Ages Online information for parents regarding child mental health.  The ABCs of Mental Health provides a free, web-based resource to help answer questions about the behavior of children and adolescents.  The resource includes ideas for promoting the mental health of children and adolescents, information about how children change as they get older, descriptions of behaviours that might indicate a problem and practical suggestions for steps to take.
The FORCE Society for Kids Mental HealthAll Ages1-855-887-8004Child, youth and family support services.  Individual family with youth peer support, education and skill development.  The FORCE provides peer support and mentorship to parents and youth, from parents and youth who have lived experience with mental health challenges, as well as educational events.  The FORCE mandate is to support and empower families and work collaboratively with professionals and systems in understanding and meeting the mental health needs of families.
Youth in BC 


Youth in BC connects youth with support, information and resources for issues such as suicide, sexuality, depression, stress and relationship conflicts.