Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World

Today is World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme is Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World. Did you know that half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated? To learn more, read the World Health Organization’s Adolescent mental health fact sheet. In… Read more

Child and Youth Mental Health Day

May 7th marks the 10th anniversary of Child and Youth Mental Health Day. At a youth mental health event earlier this year, over 400 high school students were asked “How do you want adults to talk to you about your mental health? What do you want them to say and not say?” Here’s one of… Read more

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10th every year to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. This year’s theme is Dignity in Mental Health, with a focus on what can be done to ensure that people with mental health conditions can live with dignity through human rights oriented policy and… Read more

Mental Health Information

This week is Canadian Mental Health Week, and today we’re showcasing two made-in-BC websites for mental health information. Here to Help is a project of the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information, a group of seven leading provincial mental health and addictions non-profit agencies. Their goal is to help people better prevent and… Read more