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The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health

F.O.R.C.E. - Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality.

The F.O.R.C.E. Society for Kids' Mental Health is a provincial organization that provides families with an opportunity to speak with other families who understand and may be able to offer support or advice on what has worked for them. The F.O.R.C.E. also provides families and professionals with information, tools, and tips on how to support and assist children with mental health difficulties.

The FORCE mandate is to support and empower families and work collaboratively with professionals and systems in understanding and meeting the mental health needs of families.


 The FORCE in the news, August 13, 2014

From co-founder of The FORCE Society for Kids' Mental Health, Keli Anderson;

"We are all families.  We are asking that you join us in support of kids and their families. If four kids show up at a hospital with broken arms, all four will get treated.  If four kids show up with mental health challenges – only one and a half** kids will receive treatment.
 
We are all families. We can make a difference together. - Join us."
To listen to BC's Representative for Child and Youth, Mary Turpell-Lafond's interview on CBC Early Morning Edition, click here to listen
 
To listen to Keli's interview on CBC Radio One Early Morning Edition, Aug. 13, click here

To read **CRC Charlotte Waddell's report, click here or to download a copy, click here

To read the article in The Burnaby Now, click here

To learn more about having a voice and what is FamilySmart, click here.


 

 In The Know

Click here for information about 'in the know' webinars:

'in the know' Parent education and networking sessions are held in various communities throughout the province, approximately 9 - 10 times per year.

Please take 2 - 3 minutes to give us feedback on how we're doing! Click here.


 

 

 

FUNDING PROVIDED BY:

Ministry of Children and Family Development, British Columbia
Here To Help
BC Mental Health & Addiction Services