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Friday, December 28, 2012 1:00 PM
Children and teenagers with mental-health challenges in northern B.C. are receiving specialized support sooner through the use of Telehealth videoconferencing.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 12:30 PM
More than 20,000 professionals throughout the province will receive training on addressing domestic violence as part of the B.C. government's action plan, released today, that outlines the steps to strengthen the response to domestic violence.
Monday, September 10, 2012 9:00 AM
It's the second-leading cause of death for youth aged 15-24 years in B.C. and Canada. By the end of high school, one in five teens will seriously consider it, and one in 10 will attempt it. More B.C. youth die from it than anything else except car crashes. "It" is suicide, and it can be prevented.
Sunday, September 9, 2012 9:00 AM
Did you know that approximately nine out of every 1,000 babies in Canada are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)?
Saturday, September 1, 2012 9:15 AM
To kick off Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention and Support Month, the B.C. government is launching an awareness campaign with new online tools and an interactive quiz to get people of all ages involved.
Monday, May 7, 2012 8:25 AM
It's a surprising statistic for many British Columbians: one in seven children and youth in B.C. struggles with a mental health challenge that interferes with their daily lives and their relationships with friends and relatives.
Thursday, April 26, 2012 9:00 AM
Every year, British Columbians commemorate Autism Awareness Month as a way to recognize and honour children, youth and adults dealing with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Saturday, March 31, 2012 8:00 AM
Youth who have a parent suffering from a mental illness are about to receive support through an innovative program in Victoria.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 1:30 PM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development has appointed the director of investigations from the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth to lead the newly created Provincial Office of Domestic Violence.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 10:15 AM
The Community Action Initiative (CAI), a provincewide program that supports mental health and substance use projects and innovation in B.C., is awarding almost $2 million to 10 grassroots mental health and substance use groups throughout the province.