Confident Parents Thriving Kids (CPTH)
is a no cost parent coaching program for children with mild to moderate anxiety or mild to moderate challenging behaviour. The program is delivered through weekly phone calls for a period of 6 weeks or longer. A doctor's referral is required. Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH)
is a no cost community mental health program that provides a range of mental health services to children and youth 0-18 years experiencing moderate to severe difficulties. The program is self-referral.Foundry Virtual B.C.
provides free online counselling, peer support, and group offerings for BC youth ages 12-24 and their caregivers. No referral is required. Any young person in the province can arrange for a same day counselling or peer support appointment.YMCA/YWCA Y Mind Groups
are a free weekly psychoeducational support group for young teens 13-18 and adults 18-30 experiencing stress, worries, and anxiety. Participants learn healthy coping skills through mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The program helps youth connect to other youth who are going through similar challenges in a way that feels safe and supportive. The program is designed to support youth who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety. It is funded by the Ministry of Health as an early intervention mental health program. Y Mind Groups can be accessed in most BC communities.Wellness Together Canada
(WTC) is a partnership among Stepped Care Solutions, Kids Help Phone, & Homewood Health
. It is a “one-stop shop” website offering a wide range of e-mental health services and supports to children, youth, and adults. WTC is funded by Health Canada and was created as a response to the mental health needs of Canadians in the wake of COVID-19.