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Currents newsletter for June 2018

June 18th, 2018 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter - (Comments Off on Currents newsletter for June 2018)

Currents newsletter for February 2018

February 27th, 2018 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter | news & views - (Comments Off on Currents newsletter for February 2018)

currents_february 2018In this issue of Currents…Vancouver Island Mental Health Society board of directors promotes Taryn O’Flanagan to the position of executive director…National conference on substance use and addiction held in Calgary…Annual eating disorders awareness campaigns launched February 1st…Nanaimo Women March on 2018 was held on January 20th—and VIMHS provided technical support, radio coverage and awareness through People First Media…Students and mental health awareness…generous donors…sobering centre stats…affordable housing…and more news.
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Currents newsletter for October 2017

October 24th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter - (Comments Off on Currents newsletter for October 2017)

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In this month’s Currents…Community good will goes a long way to help VIMHS residents…Anne Turner’s journey with art therapy gets public viewing…VIMHS opens 9-bed sobering centre in Campbell River…VIMHS joined the 2017 suicide prevention awareness campaigns…Peter Giovando retires from the VIMHS board of directors…Growing up with a parent with mental illness: Natasha Box’s story…Service expansion…new workshops…strategic planning…and more news.
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Community steps up to donate, install much-needed new beds at VIMHS houses

September 11th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter | fundraising | news & views | people first media - (Comments Off on Community steps up to donate, install much-needed new beds at VIMHS houses)

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picture 762pfr-banner-post-1Members of the Rotary Club of Nanaimo, along with Sleep Country Canada and individual donors, have made a tremendous difference in the lives of Vancouver Island Mental Health residents

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Anne Turner’s recovery-based exploration of art draws community recognition

August 31st, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter | people first media - (Comments Off on Anne Turner’s recovery-based exploration of art draws community recognition)

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picture 761pfr-banner-post-1Anne Turner credits art therapy with helping her move through various mental health challenges. One of her paintings has taken a prime spot in Nanaimo’s ‘gallery row’

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VIMHS Campbell River centre helps people struggling with substance use & addiction

August 29th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in currents newsletter | news & views | people first media - (Comments Off on VIMHS Campbell River centre helps people struggling with substance use & addiction)

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picture 760pfr-banner-post-1Vancouver Island Mental Health Society’s sobering and assessment centre provides front line help 24/7 for people struggling with substance abuse and addiction [image: centre coordinator Kevin James]

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