YAC Community Blogs

How To CARE For ______'s Mental _______

How To CARE For ______'s Mental _______

At our first series YAC At Us: How To Support Someone With Mental Illness, we shared a resource we created for individuals to help support one another. It's something we hang on our fridge, proudly, and acknowledge every day. Because mental health is 24/7 365.

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Pills, Pills, and More Pills

Pills, Pills, and More Pills

Just before bed tonight, I will have successfully (we hope) transitioned to my third antidepressant. What started as one back in December quickly doubled when the insomnia persisted. Neither ended up doing their jobs without severe side effects.

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COMMUNITY: Okanagan Boys and Girls Club

COMMUNITY: Okanagan Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Clubs across Canada and the globe are sincerely an institution. The support and roots they've integrated into the Okanagan have been life-changing. Not really realizing the mass of programs and networks that goes along with the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club, we have been so astounded with the work being done ...

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COMMUNITY: The Bridge Youth and Family Services

COMMUNITY: The Bridge Youth and Family Services

Since 1969, Bridge has been a source for change for many struggling youth who are supported through each step of a process to a healthier way of life. As the bridge continues to innovate, more necessary and required services become available including support for a wide-range of individuals regardless of age.

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COMMUNITY: Foundry Kelowna

COMMUNITY: Foundry Kelowna

Operated by Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Kelowna, Foundry collaborates with more than 25 different partner organizations to provide quality care for youth and their families. Throughout our first year, we were able to donate more than $400 from apparel proceeds! Thank you for believing in us, Foundry Kelowna!

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