Canada's health care system has dedicated itself to providing people opportunities to experience life in a way that is meaningful, fosters creativity and offers a multitude of avenues to be productive members of society. Mental health is essential for this to happen; it is important to physical health, personal well-being and positive family and interpersonal relationships.
Programs within Northern Health's Mental Health and Addictions Youth Services are dedicated to providing exceptional, integrated services to youth in BC's Northern health region. All services and programs are guided by client centered models founded in harm reduction philosophies and are dedicated to developing and sustaining models of care based on current best and promising practices.
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Northern Health's Mental Health and Addictions Youth Services programs include:
Nechako Youth Treatment Program
Adolescent Psychiatric Assessment Unit
Eating Disorders Clinic
Early Psychosis and Identification Treatment Program
Youth Community Outpatient Services
All of the above programs work from a prevention perspective. Working from and "Every Door is the Right Door" service delivery approach, youth entering any one of these programs has an opportunity to access the specialized services of any of the teams listed above.
If you have questions or need more information on Mental Health and Addictions please visit Northern Health's Mental Health and Addictions page.