Separation and divorce are hard for kids. But the way parents and other adults deal with separation and divorce can make a difference in the way children deal with them, and come through them. One thing that can make it easier for children is providing them with information about what separation and divorce mean and … Continued
Directory Category: Mental Health & Substance Use
Services: A website for children/youth aged 5 to 12 using animation, voice narration and text to help children deal with their parents’ separation or divorce. This site is designed to help children understand how their lives might change, what might happen in a courtroom during divorce, custody issues, self-protection and how they can find help … Continued
A website for teens designed to understand how their lives might change, what might happen in a courtroom during divorce, custody issues, self-protection and how they can find help if they want it. The website also includes a brief Guide for Children aged 5-12 and for A Guide for Grown-Ups.
AFABC supports the adoption community at all ages and stages with personalized supports, family events, and various opportunities to connect with others. Local contact is Dianna Mortensen, Regional Coordinator Local Support Groups for Adoptive Parents.
The Al-Anon family groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. Alateen meetings provide mutual support for young people affected by someone else’s drinking. In Alateen meetings, teens can hear from other teens how they have used the tools … Continued
Certified information and referral specialists respond to inquiries on all aspects of alcohol and drug use and misuse. Service provided 24/7.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. District 71 Serving Kelowna, Peachland and … Continued
The Alzheimer Society of BC’s services include fitness & social program, support groups, resources & education, etc. South Okanagan contact: Mary Beth Rutherford, Support & Education Coordinator. Resources for Service Providers.
Formerly known as Princeton Mental Health & Substance Use Services Provides many services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support, and after-hours mental health support.
AnxietyBC™ works with experts to increase awareness, promote education and improve access to current, evidence based resources on anxiety. We have many free of charge, self-help, downloadable resources to support management of anxiety for youth and young adults, adults, new mothers, and children. At the current time, we do not have mental health professionals on … Continued