Watch the Wellness Almanac blog for profiles of frontline healthcare, addictions and mental health workers.
For local contacts in health and community services, download the Pemberton & Area Resource Directory, here are the numbers you need>>
The Pemberton information hub, a useful gateway for finding out most helpful local information: http://www.pemberton.ca/
Sea to Sky Community Services operates a range of services throughout the corridor, including the Food Bank, Sexual Abuse Intervention, Family Development, Strong Start, Parent-Tot programs, Healthy Pregnancy Outreach, the Nobody’s Perfect parenting program and Mother Goose.
The Pemberton Food Bank: operates every other Monday from 12:30 – 2:30 at 1366 Aster Street. Donations are welcome!
Child & Youth Mental Health – Information about behaviour disorders, depression, anxiety and depression for parents, caregivers and youth.
The Centre for Mental Health & Addiction – A range of fact-based information on addictions, drugs and mental health, including specific health info on Alcohol, Anxiety, Depression, Gambling and Schizophrenia.
Drugfree.org – Support and Resources for Parents Dealing with Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Youth in BC – a volunteer-driven organisation committed to helping people help themselves and others deal with crisis, run by the Crisis Intervention & Suicide Prevention Centre of BC.
Youth in BC 24 Hour Distress Line: 1866 661 3311.
Positive Choices, A Better Future: a report from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada about Creating Healthy Alternatives for Youth. The 2012 paper highlights the role of clubs in young people’s lives and the benefits in the form of social development and safer communities. Download it here: BGCC_PositiveChoices_English_Spreads