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Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew

December 8th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew)

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schizophrenia stole my brother

banner pfr“Mom sat at the computer as I dictated words for her to Google: paranoia, delusions, rambling. The Internet returned schizophrenia, and we both scoffed”
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#16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 14

December 8th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off on #16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 14)

Haven Society and other community organizations have joined together to launch the Clothesline Project to coincide with the International 16-day campaign of activism against gender violence. Read more about the international campaign here.
Read more about Haven Society’s leadership and Nanaimo’s participation here.

#16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 13

December 7th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off on #16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 13)

Haven Society and other community organizations have joined together to launch the Clothesline Project to coincide with the International 16-day campaign of activism against gender violence. Read more about the international campaign here.
Read more about Haven Society’s leadership and Nanaimo’s participation here.

#16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 12

December 6th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off on #16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 12)

Haven Society and other community organizations have joined together to launch the Clothesline Project to coincide with the International 16-day campaign of activism against gender violence. Read more about the international campaign here.
Read more about Haven Society’s leadership and Nanaimo’s participation here.

Harm reduction workers struggle to deal with emotional toll of fentanyl crisis

December 5th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off on Harm reduction workers struggle to deal with emotional toll of fentanyl crisis)

front-line-2“Mondays are a little bit terrifying for us at this point because we come into the office and everybody has a sense of dread. Are we going to come back to the news that we lost somebody over the weekend?”

Harm reduction workers in the B.C. Interior say the fentanyl crisis is taking a huge emotional toll on them as they lose more and more clients to drug overdoses. Fentanyl overdose deaths continue to climb across Canada, and now kill more Canadians than car crashes, according to recent coroner’s reports.  Read the rest of this article at CBC…

#16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 11

December 5th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off on #16DaysOfActivism against gender violence — Day 11)

Haven Society and other community organizations have joined together to launch the Clothesline Project to coincide with the International 16-day campaign of activism against gender violence. Read more about the international campaign here.
Read more about Haven Society’s leadership and Nanaimo’s participation here.