The Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Mental Health Strategy includes as a priority the expansion of the role of primary healthcare in meeting mental health needs, with the understanding that people are more likely to consult their family physician about a mental health problem than any other provider. The below list offers a compilation of information and resources useful for family doctors. If you have other recommended resources, please email Vancouver Division
, to be added to the list below.
Resources and InformationMoving Forward Family Services
: Sliding scale counselling & support for patients in needGordon Neighbourhood House
: Free counselling programsProChoices
: Donation-based counselling servicesKelty's Key
: A VCH online cognitive behavioural therapy programYouth Resource Directory
: A reference for Vancouver Youth Mental Health Services & ResourcesOpen Mind BC
: Doctors of BC mental health website resource for family doctorsDelta Division
: In partnership with Delta LAT, a website for mental health resourcesCBT Resources
: A Vancouver Division compiled reference sheet for CBT resourcesThe content of this page is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute professional advice, endorsement or an opinion of any kind, and should not be relied upon as accurate except as reference.