To apply for Primary Care in BC, please register with the “BC Health Connect Registry“  For general health information please visit Healthlink BC.

Pediatric Resources

Mental Health

Mental Health Resources

Below are helpful links with general information for children and youth mental health.  Please see specific categories on our main resource page for more specific resource information.

Please see the bottom of this page for urgent crisis information.

Child & Youth Mental Health – BC Government resource page

Caring for Kids – Mental Health – Mental Health Services – to find services in your community.

Family Smart Resources

Family Support & Resource Centre at BC Children’s Hospital an online library

Foundry BC – Victoria

HealthLink BC: See link or call 811 to access free, non-emergency health information to speak with a registered nurse about symptoms or a pharmacist about medication.

Kelty Mental Health

If your child is in need of immediate mental health help, please go to the nearest hospital or call the IMCRT (Integrated Mobile Crisis Response Team) at 1-888-494-3888 (open from 1pm to midnight 7 days per week) or text 250-800-3806

The phone number above will direct you to the Vancouver Island Crisis Line.

Talk Suicide Call toll free 1-833-456-4566  Text 45645

Crisis Centre BC  1-800-SUICIDE 1-800-784-2433

Kids Help Phone  1-800-668-6868

Crisis Lines BC: 310 Mental Health Support: 310-6789 (no need for area code)

Youth in BC is a program of the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre that offers a free online chat from 12PM to 1AM everyday in BC and Yukon.