Mental Health

Mental Health Resources
Anxiety
Anxiety BC
AnxietyBC™ is a Canadian leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders. We have produced over 50 videos on YouTube and actively promote dialogue and exchange information on anxiety and anxiety disorders via our Facebook page. In 2013, we launched the Mindshift app which helps youth and young adults manage anxiety, using step-by-step strategies. Tens of thousands of consumers worldwide have benefitted from this app. We also promote understanding about anxiety and anxiety disorders through general information sessions, professional seminars and workshops, offered throughout the year.
Mental Health Matters
Just like physical health, everyone has mental health. Mental health is not simply the absence of mental illness . . . To continue reading, please click on link.
Teen Mental Health
Mental illnesses are disorders of brain function. They have many causes and result from complex interactions between a person’s genes and their environment. Having a mental illness is not a choice or moral failing. Mental illnesses occur at similar rates around the world, in every culture and in all socio economic groups. The statistics are staggering, 1 in 5 young people suffer from a mental illness, that’s 20 percent of our population but yet only about 4 percent of the total health care budget is spent on our mental health.
Suicide Prevention
Suicide is a serious global public health problem; it is associated with an array of factors, including mental illness, social isolation, physical illness, substance abuse, family violence and access to means of suicide. Learn more at the link below.
Stepping Stones to Mental Health
File Stress and the Body
An upcoming program at Community Links in Airdrie that is for youth 12 -17yrs. It is called Stress and the Body and focuses on dealing with stress, anxiety etc.
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