Have you heard? The BC Children's Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre launched a new and improved website: keltymentalhealth.ca.
The new website includes updated information and resources in a newly designed format that makes it easier for families, health care professionals, school professionals and young people across BC visiting the site find what they are looking for.
Key updates include:
- New sections for parents and caregivers, health professionals, school professionals and youth & young adults to help them quickly find relevant information and resources
- New Collection tool to help website visitors save and share personalized collections of resources from the website
- Improved search functionality to help website visitors easily finds information and resources
- Updated information across mental health and substance use challenges and disorders
Dr. Ashley Miller, psychiatrist with BC Children's Hospital, shares just how important the Kelty Centre is to her work and her patients.
"As a psychiatrist at BC Children's Hospital, the number on prescription I write is 'visit keltymentalhealth.ca.'", said Dr. Miller. "The Kelty Centre has become an integral part of the healthcare team. No matter how obscure my request the Kelty staff are always able to connect my patients to resources."
Funding for the BC Children's Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre website was provided by RBC through its Integrated Provincial Child and Youth Healthy Living Initiative.
Also launching today is Kelty Centre's new Instagram account @keltycentre to complement information already provided through Facebook and Twitter, connecting followers to the latest resources and information on mental health and substance use in an accessible way.
In addition to the website, the Kelty Centre offers a variety of services so that children, youth and families can find the help they need, when they need it, as close to their home communities as possible. This includes peer support services from trained young adults and parents with lived experience in child and youth mental health, through a collaboration with FamilySmart.
Check out the website today and if you have any questions or feedback, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.