Mental Health

Vancouver Island Crisis Society

Crisis Centre BC

Canada Suicide Prevention Service

BC Children’s Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre offers lots of resources, videos and contact options for parents.  




For FamilieS

Mental Health

BC Children’s Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre offers lots of resources, videos and contact options for parents.


With support from the Ministry of Health and from the Ministry for Children and Families this is a stand-alone manual called Supporting Families with Parental Mental Illness that can be used to developed workshops.


And this is their anxiety page. 


John Howard Society of North Island




BC's Redesigned Curriculum

Find information on what the New BC Curriculum looks like for your student.

Shelley Moore

Talks include topics on Inclusion and the New BC Curriculum. Her blog is loaded with resources to teach and empower students with special needs.



Dr Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the faculty director of youcubed. She was an Aspen ideas speaker and a White House presenter on girls and STEM. She recently formed to give teachers, parents and students the resources and ideas they need to inspire and excite students about mathematics.

Here is a free course for students and parents:

3 Act Math Tasks

A Three-Act Task is a whole group mathematics task consisting of 3 distinct parts: an engaging and perplexing Act One, an information and solution seeking Act Two, and a solution discussion and solution revealing Act Three.

Visit these website for more information on what 3 Act Math Tasks are:

Additional 3-Act Math activities can be found here:


The F.O.R.C.E. Society

Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality is an excellent resource for families with questions relating to youth mental health issues.

Anxiety BC

Is a leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders. Their site provides information to help you understand anxiety, as well as resources and tools to help manage anxiety.


Vancouver Island Parent Conference

Visit the Vancouver Island Parent Conference website for information on their yearly event and guest speakers. Links to the past speakers information are available thought this webpage.

For PACs


BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) is a charitable organization registered under the Society Act of BC, representing the parents of children attending the provincial public schools. Membership is made up of the Parent Advisory Councils (PAC), District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC), and parent associate members. BCCPAC represents the District Parent Advisory Councils (DPAC) and Parent Advisory Councils (PAC) from across the province. Collectively, they represent the parents of the children in BC.




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