Resources Children and Youth

Resources

Note: the following resources are provided for informational purposes. Their inclusion in the list is not an endorsement of their services. Also, contact information and program offerings are subject to change so you may wish to first search the program online to find the most accurate information.

Kidshelpphone.ca     Call a counsellor: 1-800-668-6868

YouthinBC 24/7 crisis line at 1-866-661-3311 or their online chat 12pm – 1am daily

B.C. Mental Health Walk-in Intake Clinics (Child and Youth Mental Health)

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/child-teen-mental-health/mental-health-intake-clinics Foundry BC offers virtual drop-in counselling sessions by voice, video, and chat to BC’s young people ages 12-24 and their care-givers – Available to young people in British Columbia ages 12-24 and their care-givers – Free and confidential – Easy to access. No referral or assessment required Call 1-833- FØUNDRY (that’s FØUNDRY with a zero or 1-833-308-6379) or visit https://foundrybc.ca/

 

Raffi’s “Take A Breath” (The Self-Reg Song) Can Help Children Deal with Stress

https://self-reg.ca/self-reg-song/ Everything changes in the rain “In this guided practice, kids (and adults) listen to the rain and notice whether the sound stays the same or if it changes. When you relax and listen carefully, see if your body and mind change too!” https://www.susankaisergreenland.com/listen-1/everything-changes-in-the-rain?fbclid=IwAR3R5bgQE1SVMUowRK0gfLOCAO3wf3Q3-o_-LZb7RtKpES8bFmLpXj1qn9Q

“Mind Yeti is a research-based digital library designed to help kids and their adults calm their minds, focus their attention, and connect better to the world around them.”  

BCSS Kids in Control

“Caring for You” – Feelings

Everyday Anxiety Strategies for Educators (EASE)

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/mental-health-substance-use/child-teen-mental-health/ease  

“What is EASE?

EASE is a collection of evidence-informed anxiety prevention and resilience-building resources for use with students in grades K-7. The resources use cognitive behavioural strategies to address the thoughts, feelings and behaviours associated with anxiety.”

Stress Reduction Exercises

Cocoa Breathing (3:03 mins) & Wiggle to Wind Down (3:18 mins)