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.
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.
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.
Key workers assist families in understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) by providing information, support and education specific to the needs of the child (0-19 years) and family. This includes help accessing community resources, support and services, and assistance with formal diagnostic processes. Direct counselling or other services are not provided to the FASD-affected individuals. This service is delivered by Shuswap Children’s Services in Revelstoke.
This support line is staffed by two (part time) skilled workers with background and training in social work, advocacy, family law and government services pertaining to kinship care-giving.
This is a resource for children, youth and families, coordinated through BC Children’s Hospital.
Specialties: information and resources, assistance from a parent peer-support worker from the F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids’ Mental Health, assistance from a Youth-in-Residence, tips for self-help and prevention.
P. (800) 665-1822
The Mental Health Information Line offers empowering emotional support, information on appropriate referral options and a wide range of support relating to mental health concerns 24 hours a day.
P. 310-6789 (no area code needed)
Find help for yourself or a loved one, take a quiz, receive a recommendation, and find help. This interactive website walks you through recourses, assessment tools and provides self-help kits.
Developed by Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care in partnership with the Shared Care Committee – a joint committee of the Doctors of BC and the Ministry of Health, MindHealthBC is a tool you can trust.