Kids in Control is a program and drop-in support group for children between the ages of 8-12 who have a family member with a serious mental illness.
Teens in Control is a workshop and drop-in support group for youth between the ages of 13-18 who have a family member with a serious mental illness.
Learn about the symptoms of severe and persistent mental illnesses, how to practice self-care and set boundaries and more.
The Otsuka-Lundbeck Alliance and BC Schizophrenia Society are celebrating the efforts of young people living with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder by offering academic scholarships of up to $2,000.
BCSS Youth programs are run by trained facilitators with experience working with children, youth, and mental health. We are passionate about helping the next generation build the tools necessary to not only better understand mental illness and self care, but also to reduce the stigma of severe and persistent mental illnesses.
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Our newsletter will share the latest on the Kids and Teens in Control programs, as well as other resources and information on mental illness for youth.