REPORTS | JANUARY 19, 2021REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | JANUARY 19, 2021REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | JANUARY 19, 2021

Detained: Rights of children and youth under the Mental Health Act

In a new report released today, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth says the provincial government must act to better protect the interests of children and youth involuntarily detained under the Mental Health Act.  

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REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS | DECEMBER 8, 2020REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | DECEMBER 8, 2020

Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017

Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of First Nations children and youth, Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in …


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REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Time to Listen: Youth Voices on Substance Use

The provincial government should develop a comprehensive system of substance use services capable of addressing the diverse needs of young people across British Columbia, says a report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth.

The need for harm …


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REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | OCTOBER 4, 2017

Missing Pieces: Joshua’s Story

British Columbia’s newly formed Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions should take the lead role in developing and implementing a comprehensive mental health system for children and youth in this province, recommends an investigative report released today by B.C.’s Representative …


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REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | FEBRUARY 6, 2017

Broken Promises: Alex’s Story

Lacking any permanent connection to his family and culture and without the mental health supports that might have made a difference, an 18-year-old Métis youth in care took his own life in an act of desperation, says an investigative report …


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