This site has a range of information on women’s mental health during pregnancy and the postpartum period. You will find fact sheets, worksheets and resources.
The community-based Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) services provide a range of specialized mental health services. These services and support range from mental health promotion and mental illness prevention to early intervention, treatment and support services for infants, children and youth with mental health problems, from birth to 18 years of age, and their families/caregivers. Working collaboratively with children and youth and/or their families/caregivers, CYMH practitioners provide free services and supports including intake, screening and referral, assessment and planning, treatment, case management, and consultation.
Specialties: assessment and treatment of anxiety. depression, OCD, ADHD and many other serious mental health issues of children and youth; family support and consultation; outreach psychiatry
Social Work services provide counselling regarding: abuse and neglect related to older, vulnerable adults; client and family adjustment to changes in health including dementia; financial concerns; locating resources, development of community resources to support clients; advanced care planning; palliative care and bereavement. Referrals can be through a medical professional or self.
The professional counsellors at Community Connections are committed to building constructive and collaborative partnerships with individuals and families seeking support. Their practice is inclusive, client-centered and sensitive to culture, gender and spirituality. Counselling services provided at Community Connections include individual, family and group.
The team have a range of professional backgrounds including Social Work education and registration, Psychology, Early Childhood Education and Educational Assistant Programs, and are committed to ongoing professional development.
Counselling services are funded by the Government of British Columbia through the Ministry of Children and Family Development and Ministry of Community Services as well as contracted Employee Assistance Program Providers.
- Counselling and Consultation Services – counselling services, child and youth services, educational and consultation services
- Family and Youth Services – counselling, youth mentoring, family support, Bellies and Babies, PACT, summer camps
- Community Outreach and Development – Food Bank, Foot Connect, food security, social justice, homeless outreach, tenant support
- Community Living for Adults – Residential care, supported employment, individualized community living programs, home share
The mission of Community Connections (Revelstoke) Society is to support individuals and families in Revelstoke by providing and advocating for accessible, responsive social services. In doing so, they provide services to individuals and families from prenatal to senior years.
Specialties: counselling, food bank, social justice & housing support, child development, school outreach
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Shuswap-Revelstoke Branch is part of a nationwide, volunteer organization that promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. CMHA accomplishes this mission through advocacy, education, community-based research and service. Among others, local programs and services include the Revelstoke Awareness and Outreach Program (see below), and partnering to support mental health promotion (community education, information and navigation). Regional/Provincial services include:
Confident Parents: Thriving Kids: a family-focused telephone-based coaching service effective in reducing mild to moderate behavioural problems and promoting healthy child development in children ages 3-12.
Dr. Katie Kryski is a Registered Psychologist who provides intervention and assessment services for children, adolescents, adults, and couples/families facing a range of clinical, mental health, and personal issues. Please contact her directly for a brief telephone consultation or view her website for more details.
Specialties: intervention, assessment/diagnosis, and consultation for mild to severe mental health issues.
The www.earlypsychosis.ca website is a user-friendly resources created by our local Health Authorities. The information is geared toward young people who are curious about psychosis or wonder what’s going on for them, those who have already been diagnosed, and family members and community partners (such as school counsellors or family physicians) who are supporting others through psychosis.
Separation and divorce have a profound impact on all family members. Loss of security is often coupled with intense feelings of grief. The stress can be overwhelming for kids, teens and parents. Get age-appropriate information to guide you through separation and divorce. Be sure the information is correct for your province. Select your age group and explore content in others sections too.
A Family Justice Counsellor provides assistance with parenting issues related to separation or divorce – for example, sorting out issues regarding parenting time and parenting responsibilities, as well as child and spousal support. Counsellors are trained to provide legal information, emotional support and short-term counselling, referrals to community services, post-separation mediation, etc. They do not provide legal advice. All services are confidential and free of charge to parents and other family members.
P. (250) 549-5588 or 1 (888) 282-2283
Are you feeling overwhelmed as a result of mental health and/or substance use issues of your loved one? CMHA’s Interior Region Family Navigator works collaboratively with partners in Revelstoke to help parents/caregivers of child/youth or dependent adults up to age 25 access relevant programs and services based on their individual needs.