BC Children’s Hospital Compass Program

Compass is a province-wide service to support evidenced based care to all BC children and youth living with mental health and substance use concerns. The program connects community care providers across BC to the information, advice, and resources they need to provide timely mental health and substance use care to children and youth (up to 25 years) close to home.

Information on the Program Overview can be accessed here and answers to Frequently Asked Questions are available here.


Mental Health Resources available from Health Authorities

Please refer to this Compilation of Provincial Mental Health Resources.



SwitchRx aims to provide healthcare professionals with the most current and useful information to guide their clinical practice when adjusting their patient’s psychotropic treatment regimens.

This resource features suggested tapering and titration schedules, clinical tips, detailed information on drug pharmacokinetics, and other precautions.


Additional Mental Health Resources

Additional information on useful mental health resources can be found here.