Youth mental-health

Input sought on youth mental health

The provincial government is seeking public input as part of its examination of youth mental health in B.C. The Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth, chaired by North Vancouver-Seymour MLA Jane Thornthwaite, is currently inviting written submissions from stakeholders and interested residents addressing the following questions: What are the main challenges around youth mental health in B.C.? Are there current gaps in service delivery? What are best practices for treating and preventing youth mental health issues? And how should resources be targeted in the future?

Providence Inner City Youth Program wins 2014 Top Innovation Award

Dr. Steve Mathias discusses youth mental-health services

While the horrifying consequences of untreated mental illness played out from Vancouver to Moncton last week, a committee of MLAs spent a full day listening to people who work on the problem every day.

Politicians on the legislature’s child and youth committee decided to delve into one specific issue — youth mental health. They’re conducting a round of hearings and studies, and the June 11 session was devoted to hearing from doctors and caregivers.

Subscribe to RSS - Youth mental-health