Youth to Adult Healthcare Transition Resources
Mental Health Resources
A 24 hour toll free service providing alcohol, tobacco, other drugs and problem gambling support, information and referral to services.
Facts for youth about mixing Medicine, Booze and Street Drugs.
Information for youth and their parents/caregivers about addiction.
Reliable information from Nemours (a non-profit pediatric health system) about drugs and alcohol.
A video that outlines how vulnerable the adolescent brain is to the damaging effects of alcohol.
Anxiety & Stress
Provides information to help with understanding and managing anxiety.
Gain a better understanding of panic disorders by watching Dylan's story.
Provides those who are 8-28 years old with access to therapy for anxiety and anxiety-related issues.
Mindfulness for Teens
Provides information, tools, and resources to help teens learn to use mindfulness to handle stress and live life more fully.
Teen Mental Health
A video that dispels myths and misconceptions about social anxiety disorders and provides some tools to assist people who have been diagnosed with this illness.
Reliable information from TeensHealth about coping with stress.
Mood Disorders Association of Ontario
A website to help you understand, manage and journey through depression.
Teen Mental Health
This video showcases Ellie's battle with depression.
A video that describes how depression feels.
Reliable information from MyHealth.Alberta about depression.
Reliable information from Nemours (a nonprofit pediatric health system) about depression.
Offers treatment for people diagnosed with an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and other specified feeding or eating disorder. Professional referral required.
Watch this video to learn the truth about eating disorders.
Reliable information from Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre about eating disorders.
An organization that supports individuals and families affected by eating disorders, and serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care.
One brave young woman’s story.
Reliable information from Nemours (a non-profit pediatric health system) about eating disorders.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Some common signs of a mental health condition.
A non-urgent service to help people navigate the addiction and mental health system, that explores options with clients and directs or refers to the most appropriate resource.
Offers assessment by a psychiatrist for people 16 years and older with below average intelligence and a mental health problem. Offers consultation and works with caregivers and community agencies. Medical referral required.
Get the facts about mental illness and learn about the mental health services and supports offered by CMHA.
A 24 hour crisis line where you will find an open mind and a caring ear.
Provides client-centered services that promote the abilities of adults with a mental illness through skill development, counselling and social/recreational programs.
Provides transition support to youth 16-24 years of age, who are struggling with mental health issues and require assistance to transition from Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services into adulthood. A referral through Access Mental Health or another professional is needed.
Offers young people, ages 12-24, health and wellness resources, services and supports both online and through integrated service centres in communities across BC.
Provides services to young adults between 16-24 years who are experiencing mental health concerns, issues with wellbeing, and barriers to service.
Mental Health First Aid Canada
Courses to improve mental health literacy, and offer the skills and knowledge needed to help family members, friends or colleagues who are struggling with mental health problems.
A confidential, anonymous service offering crisis intervention, information about mental health programs and services, and referrals to other agencies if needed.
A space for youth and young adults (14-24) to find support when going through tough times.
Provides telemedicine and mental health services over the phone/online. There is no cost to access, but requires a referral from a family doctor.
A book that provides first year post-secondary students with information on topics related to time management, relationships, sexual activity, mental illness, suicide and addictions.
Teen Mental Health
A video about the life of someone with OCD and how individuals around them can help.
Reliable information about youth addiction and mental health from MyHealth.Alberta.