Research and Action for Youth Health

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Youth Resources


By youth, for youth resources

McCreary is committed to returning the results of the survey to young people. We are currently preparing an interactive curriculum which teachers, youth workers and others who work with youth can use to engage young people in a dialogue about risk and protective factors for healthy development.


BC Adolescent Health Survey


About the BC Adolescent Health Survey

The BC Adolescent Health Survey (BC AHS) is a questionnaire used to gather information about young people’s physical and emotional health, and about factors that can influence health during adolescence or in later life. The survey is conducted by the McCreary Centre Society in collaboration with the provincial government and public health system, and with the cooperation of BC’s school districts.

Youth Action Grants

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Youth Action Grants (YAG)-Grants up to $500 for youth-led projects

Please note: The grant cycle is currently closed and will reopen in 2018. Please check back for details.

The Youth Action Grants (YAG) are a project of the McCreary Youth Advisory & Action Council (YAC). The YAGs were created to provide BC youth (ages 12-19) from school districts that participated in the 2013 BC Adolescent Health Survey, the opportunity to deliver a project which aims to improve youth health in their school or community.

BC Adolescent Health Survey Reports


Provincial Results

To download From Hastings Street to Haida Gwaii: Provincial results of the 2013 BC Adolescent Health Survey, please click here.

A Powerpoint presentation of the results is also available here.