Mental health and substance use information you can trust.
Seven agencies came together for this project as the BC Partners, because we recognize that people need to have access to quality information on mental health, mental illness, and substance use problems.
The Many Faces of Neurodiversity issue of Visions Journal
Neurodiversity recognizes that each person's brain functions and develops in unique ways. From neurodiversity comes the word neurodivergent: brain function or development that is different from most others. This may include conditions like autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and some mental illnesses such as Tourette syndrome, as well as intellectual disabilities and some genetic conditions that affect cognition. Neurodivergent isn't a diagnosis in itself—instead, it’s a way to understand that neurodivergent people develop their own knowledge, skills, and strategies and that each person is an expert in what they need to live well. Read The Many Faces of Neurodiversity →
Find BC Partners organizations' podcasts in one place at www.heretohelp.bc.ca/podcasts! Listen to #OurAnxietyStories from Anxiety Canada and Look Again: Mental Illness Re-Examined from the BC Schizophrenia Society for stories and information.
Watch In the Know videos from FamilySmart
In the Know video highlight important information and supports for parents and caregivers who are parenting a child or youth with a mental health and/or substance use challenge. Watch In the Know →