RESOURCES

General Mental Health Resources

Information and links to a variety of mental health issues

Canadian Mental Health Association - www.cmha.ca

Psychology Today magazine - www.psychologytoday.com

Website and blogs moderated by Dr. Leonard Holmes, clinical psychologist - www.mentalhealth.about.com

Website focused on the universal human quest for meaning and purpose – www.meaning.ca

Canadian Women's Health Network - www.cwhn.ca

Canadian website focused on the mental health of youth – www.teenmentalhealth.org

Handouts on general mental health issues

Stress Management
Self Esteem - Satir
10 Steps to Liking The Person You Are

Addictions

Information, tips and resources for individuals impacted by addictions

Alcohol and Drug Education Service - www.ades.bc.ca
Online recovery resources - www.soberrecovery.com

Abuse

B.C. Resources for women experiencing and impacted by abuse

Women Against Violence Against Women – www.wavaw.ca
Battered Women's Support Services - www.bwss.org
Emergency shelters and transition houses www.shelternet.ca

Handouts on abuse

Cycle of Abuse
Impact of Abuse
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Loss and Grief

B.C. resources for families struggling with loss, death, divorce and separation

www.griefworksbc.com
www.bcbereavementhelpline.com

Handout on coping With separation and divorce

Parenting Througw Divorce

Sexual Health for Adults and Youth

Website administered by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada provides credible, up-to-date information and education on sexual health
www.sexualityandu.ca

Website which focuses on teen sexual health www.yesmeansyes.com

Website for youth administered by Vancouver Coastal Health www.planetahead.ca

Mood Disorders

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance www.dbsalliance.org

Couples/Relationships

Online relationship magazine, administered by John Gray, author of “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” - www.marsvenusliving.com

Website focused on enhancing intimate relationships, both physically and emotionally - www.sex-and-relationships.com

Physical Health and Wellness

Taylor’d Bodies – provides health, fitness, nutrition and lifestyle education and training - www.taylordbodies.com
Lansdowne Chiropractic – www.drnero.com

Government and Counselling Organizations

B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors - www.bc-counsellors.org
B.C. Ministry for Children and Families - www.gov.bc.ca/mcf
Crime Victim Assistance Program - www.pssg.gov.bc.ca/victim_services
 Free legal advice and services – www.probononet.bc.ca