Resilient Kids provides group counselling and education to children who have a parent with significant mental illness and who have established psychiatric support for the parent.
What to expect
Three groups run every year, each consisting of eight, two-hour sessions for a maximum of 12 children. Areas covered in these groups include
- communication and social skills,
- mental health education to help children understand their parent's illness,
- peer support,
- building self-esteem and confidence, and
- other recreational and relaxation activities.
This service is offered as part of VCH Family and Community Enhancement Services.
Goldcorp Centre for Mental Health (Northeast)2750 East Hastings Street Vancouver