Links
The following lists sites related to mental health. These sites are provided for your information only, and CARMHA assumes no responsibility for their content.

Coupled Sites
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University
http://www.fhs.sfu.ca

Antidepressant Skills at Work: Dealing with Mood Problems in the Workplace
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BC/Yukon Collaborative Care Project
http://www.collaborativecare.ca

Continuous Enhancement of Quality Measurement in Primary Mental Health Care: Closing the Implementation Loop
http://www.ceqm-acmq.com

Research in Addictions & Mental Health Policy and Services
http://www.ramhps-hsr.ca

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Adult Mental Health Division, BC Ministry of Health
Establishes policies and standards for mental health services in British Columbia. Reports and publications on mental health reform in BC are available here.
http://www.hlth.gov.bc.ca/mhd/

Changeways Program
Develops mental health resources based on best practices for mental health service providers in British Columbia and elsewhere.
http://www.changeways.com/

Geropsychiatric Education Program (GPEP)
A program of Community Health Services within the Vancouver/Richmond Health Board. The website provides general information about programs, services, educational information and resources in the area of geropsychiatry.
http://www.gpep.ca/

Health Canada
Encourages the health of Canadians through promotion and prevention activities, and supports the health system through research funding and the support of provincial/territorial health systems.
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Med-E-Serv – Online Health Community
Australian Health Professionals Internet community with accredited online education, professional development, conferences, group collaborations, and useful information. In general terms, the project aims to ensure that youth suicide prevention education and training provided in Australia contributes to the safety and well-being of young people.
http://www.medeserv.com.au/

Ministry for Children and Families
Offers a wide range of programs and services to children, youth, parents, families, people with special needs and those fighting addictions.
http://www.mcf.gov.bc.ca/mental_health

National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) website provides information from the Federal agency that conducts and supports research on mental illnesses.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/

The National Mental Health Association
The National Mental Health Association, through its national office and more than 340 affiliates nationwide, is dedicated to improving the mental health of all individuals and achieving victory over mental illnesses
http://www.nmha.org/

Riverview Hospital
A psychiatric teaching hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia and operated by the British Columbia Mental Health Society.
http://bcmhs.bc.ca

Therapeutics Initiative, UBC
Evidence-based information on drug therapy.
http://www.ti.ubc.ca

Workplace Mental Health
Mental Health Works
Mental Health Works is a program developed by the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario, and delivered by certified trainers across Canada, including in BC. This award-winning training enables managers to more effectively discuss sensitive or contentious issues with employees, resolve conflicts more effectively, separate performance issues from mental health issues, create accommodation strategies that work, and avoid discrimination and human rights violations.

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BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
Funded by the BC Provincial Health Services Authority, a group of seven leading provincial mental health and addictions nonprofit agencies are working together as the BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information.

Anxiety Disorders Association of BC
www.anxietybc.com

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

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Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), BC Division exists to promote the mental health of British Columbians and support the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.

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Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC)
CARBC is a provincial research network involving a partnership of Simon Fraser University, Thompson Rivers University, the University of British Columbia, the University of Northern British Columbia and the University of Victoria, that is dedicated to research and knowledge exchange on substance use, harm reduction and addiction.
www.carbc.ca

FORCE Society for Kids’ Mental Health
www.bckidsmentalhealth.org

BC Partners for Mental Health and Addictions Information
The coordinated web hub for the BC Partners. Here you’ll find quality information, personal stories of hope, and resources you can use to make better decisions about mental health or substance use issues.
www.heretohelp.bc.ca

Jessie’s Hope Society
Jessie’s Hope, a non-profit organization, has been educating, supporting and advocating for services around the issue of eating disorders in the province of British Columbia since 1985.
http://www.jessieshope.org

Mood Disorders Association of BC
http://www.mdabc.net/

Suicide Prevention
American Association of Suicidology
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.
http://www.suicidology.org/

Canadian Association For Suicide Prevention (CASP)
A Canadian nonprofit organization dedicated to the understanding and prevention of suicide.
http://www.suicideprevention.ca/

Kids Help Phone, 1-800-668-6868
Canada’s first national, toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual child and youth telephone counselling service and Web site.

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LivingWorks Education
The mission of LivingWorks Education is to create learning
experiences that help communities prevent suicide.
http://www.livingworks.net/

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
The CMHS National Stategy for Suicide Prevention website provides information for mental health professionals, health care providers, community coalitions, policymakers, survivors, and advocates.
http://www.mentalhealth.org/suicideprevention/strategy.htm

The Samaritans
The Samaritans is a UK charity offering support to people whoa re suicidal or despairing and are on hand 24 hours a day every day of the year. An English language email services is available to anyone needing emotional support throughout the world.
http://www.samaritans.org.uk/

SA\VE – Suicide Awareness \ Voices of Education
The mission of SA\VE is to educate about suicide prevention
and to speak for suicide survivors.

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Suicide Information & Education Centre (SIEC)
A special library and resource centre providing information on suicide and suicidal behaviour.

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Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network
Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network advocates a proven, effective suicide prevention program.
http://www.spanusa.org/

suicide @ rochford.org
Suicide information and education – suicide faq, worldwide crisis resources, essays and stories, warning signs, statistics and more.
http://www.rochford.org/suicide/

World Health Organization
Publications on Suicide Prevention.
http://www5.who.int/mental_health/main.cfm?s=0006#suicide

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
Program for the prevention of teen suicide
http://www.yellowribbon.org/

Youth Suicide Prevention Program
dedicated to reducing youth suicide and suicidal behaviors in Washington State. Promotes youth voice, youth-generated media messages, peer advocacy. Provides resources for youth and those who work with youth 15-24 yrs of age.
http://www.yspp.org/

Research
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to advancing our knowledge of suicide and our ability to prevent it.

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The NIMH Suicide Research Consortium
FAQ’s, statistics, abstracts, and articles on suicide in the United States.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/research/suicide.cfm

Best Practices
Centre for Evidence-Based Mental Health
http://cebmh.warne.ox.ac.uk/cebmh

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
http://www.camh.net/

Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health
http://www.scmh.org.uk

Professional Education
Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago
http://psychiatry.bsd.uchicago.edu/grounds

Meetings, Organizations and General Resources in Behavioral Healthcare
http://www.umdnj.edu/psyevnts/psyjumps.html

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
http://www.rcpsc.medical.org

Early Intervention
AusEinet
http://auseinet.flinders.edu.au

The Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre
http://www.eppic.org.au/

Helping Overcome Psychois Early (H.O.P.E.): Vancouver/Richmond EPI Demonstration Project
http://www.hopevancouver.com/

International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA)

IEPA Early Intervention in Mental Health

Fraser South Early Psychosis Intervention (EPI) Program
http://www.psychosissucks.ca

The Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Psychosis
http://www.pepp.ca/