Youth

Welcome to the Youth Mental Health Resource Page! On this page, you will find useful information on a wide range of topics related to mental health challenges that can affect youth and young adults. The page also has links to many additional resources that were developed with youth and young adults in mind.

Youth Friendly Websites

  • AnxietyBC Youth Website
    • An interactive website that includes information on common problems related to anxiety, cognitive behavioural therapy, sleep strategies, tools, stories, videos and resources.
  • Dealing with Depression
    • A Canadian website providing useful and on-the-go strategies to help teens understand low mood and depression, and to learn and apply effective coping skills.
  • Drug Cocktail
    • Facts about mixing medication, booze, and street drugs
  • Here to Help
    • A Canadian website on mental health, including information on symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and how to help a friend or family member.
  • Mindcheck
    • A Canadian website focused on prevention and early intervention of mental health challenges in youth. Contains information, quizzes, and resources.
  • Mind Your Mind
    • A Canadian website for youth by youth providing resources to help manage stress, and mental health issues. Includes personal stories, coping tools, music, and blogs.
  • Teen Mental Health
    • A Canadian website with evidence-based information on teen mental health, including anxiety. The site has a number of videos explaining different types of anxiety.
  • Stresslr
    • So, what is stress anyway??¬† This website teaches us about stress in a youth friendly format.
  • A Counseling Guide to Youth Suicide Prevention
    • This website was suggested by a Dawson Creek youth, reporting it to be a very valuable resource about youth suicide prevention.

Apps & Interactive Websites

  • Mouse Party
    • An interactive website that demonstrates the effect drugs have on the brain
  • Mood Check Quiz
    • This is a screening tool designed to help identify thoughts, feelings and experiences related to depression.
  • Anxiety Check Quiz
    • This is a screening tool designed to help identify¬†experiences related to anxiety.
  • Drug Cocktail Quiz
    • Facts about mixing medicine, booze & street drugs
  • Booster Buddy Mobil App
    • Manage your personal wellness journey and earn achievements as your sidekick guides you through a series of daily quests designed to establish and sustain positive habits.