Useful Resources on the Web



Mental Health and Substance Use Information for Individuals, Families, Professionals and Educators.  


Information to help youth and young adults in BC assess how they’re feeling and connect to mental health resources and support. The website  includes education, self-care tools, and helpful links connecting to local resources.

Anxiety Canada

Increasing awareness about anxiety disorders, providing education and increasing access to evidence-based resources and treatments.

Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

The Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute provides resources and training in the areas of mental health, trauma, addictions, and more. CTRI offers a variety of open enrollment workshops happening in BC in 2020, as well as a multitude of free resources, including webinars, resources manuals, video training, and posters/handouts. 

BC Schizophrenia

Providing support to people with serious mental illness and their families, public education, advocacy, and research

Mind Shift

An app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you change how you think about anxiety. Rather than trying to avoid anxiety, you can make an important shift and face it.

Kelty Mental Health

A multi-language website focussing on teens and young adults dealing with mental health and substance abuse concerns.  

The Adapt Clinic

This provincial clinic offers free genetic counselling to individuals (and/or their families) who live with a psychiatric diagnosis. The service can help individuals with mental health disorders and their family members better understand the cause and potential risks for you, your children or other family members.

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Canadian Centre for Group Health Appointments

The Canadian Centre for Group Appointments (CCGA) supports the development and implementation of Group Appointments – an innovative approach to healthcare delivery and chronic disease prevention and management. 

Online Family Mental Illness Support Groups

Support for people who care about someone with a mental illness.

Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses

This initiative facilitates creative and collaborative learning opportunities to build capacity in mental health promotion and reducing risky substance use.

The F.O.R.C.E.

Raising the awareness and need for early intervention for the mental health of children and youth and assisting families in finding information and help

S.F.U. Health Publications

Publications from S.F.U. on health care.

Jessie's Legacy

Jessie's Legacy Program. Providing eating disorders prevention education, resources and support for BC youth, families, educators and professionals 

Heads up Guys

This is a website dedicated to supporting men battling depression, as well as their friends and families. 

Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

A mental health channel like you’d see on cable, but on the web.


RehabSpot is a free online resource with information about co-occurring disorders and substance abuse, as well as the different types of treatments.


Counseling@Northwestern recently published “Mental Illness and Violence: How to Push Back on Dangerous Narratives,” which addresses the myth that mental illness is tied to violence and provides strategies on how individuals can be more critical of the content they consume. 

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