Vancouver Island Mental Health Society has seen significant change over the past two years, and the organization’s executive director expects new programming will be added in the near future
People First Radio in the summer — Listen on Thursday July 7 at noon Pacific or Monday July 11 at 3 p.m. on CHLY 101.7 FM community radio from Nanaimo. Or, listen on-demand to our interviews from our People First Radio program archive here. People First Radio is an initiative of Vancouver Island Mental Health Society in partnership with Radio Malaspina Society.
Child psychiatrist Dr. Matthew Burkey on challenges and opportunities, and lessons learned from interventions in low- and middle-income countries that can make a difference
“This humiliating procedure is repeated monthly, not just for Brown but for all the other people with disabilities, for whom government’s default position seems to be that they must be scammers”
Comment by Stephen Hume — A. J. Brown, the artist challenged by deafness and cerebral palsy yet forced to live in poverty because the provincial government claws back her Canada Pension Plan disability benefits, sends me the official monthly financial disclosure form she must submit. It compels her to declare three-cents interest income earned by a bank deposit or face losing provincial benefits. Read the rest of this article at The Vancouver Sun…
A Vancouver-based Inner City Youth program, along with its Youth Advisory Committee, provides ways for young people to inform their own mental health care, in a “not about us, without us” approach