Supporting services and experts that reach youth any time throughout their mental health journey

At Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island, we believe that in order to provide youth with access to mental health care services, we need to fund programs where young people can be reached early and their issues can be addressed before they become bigger and impact their relationships, school, work, or other aspects of their lives.

It's in the numbers

75

of all lifetime mental health disorders begin by age 24.

1-in-5_1

youth is living with a mental health or substance use issue.

20

of youth or fewer are getting the support they need.

How you can help

Give to our Innovation in Mental Health Fund today and support mental health services for Island youth and their families. This fund supports several mental health initiatives, programs, and services at Foundry Victoria as well as Ledger House at the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health.