School Counsellor

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All parents of Immac students, please contact me if there is anything concerning about your child. Should I not be able to answer a question, I will endeavor to get you the information you need from other sources.

Thank you, and as always, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Heather Weidner, Counsellor
Immaculata Catholic Regional High School

Phone: 250-762-2730




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Mental Health Resources

Support and crisis lines available 24/7:

o   BC Mental Health Support Line: 310-6789 (no area code required)

o   Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868

o   1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)


Independent schools – New Mental Health in Schools (MHiS) Strategy

Released: The Ministry of Education has announced the release of its new Mental Health in Schools Strategy, which outlines a vision and pathway for mental health promotion in the K-12 education system. The strategy represents the Ministry‘s commitment to implementing the priority actions identified in A Pathway to Hope for the improved wellness of children, youth and young adults. The strategy and other mental health resources can be reviewed on the erase Mental Health & Well-Being web page.

Did you know:

Child & Youth Mental Health offers children, youth, and their families a walk-in service twice a week where children and youth can receive a same-day initial assessment by a trained professional in a confidential environment. No referral needed. 

1340 Ellis Street       

This is a link to the governments website that provides more information on mental health for children and teens.

 Child and You Mental Health

Link to Additional Resources


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The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (through BC Children’s Hospital):
The following are a some examples of things available from this site:



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Bridge website


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Foundry Kelowna is a place where any youth or parent in our community can find easy access to the help they need, when they need it. It is an integrated youth and family initiative that will transform how mental health and substance use services are delivered in Kelowna; providing early intervention to support young peoples’ wellbeing. Click the button below to visit our website.

Foundry Website

Link to Foundry App

email: ac.cb.ahmc@anwolekyrdnuof
100-1815 Kirschner Rd., Kelowna, B.C., V1Y6G3