Supportive homes and communities

johnny cashCome join us to see this Oscar qualifying and award winning documentary on Friday, May 29, 2015 @ 7:00 p.m. in Vancouver Island University Theatre (Building 310)!

This is the untold story of ‘bad-boy’ Johnny Cash, his talented but troubled manager, Saul Holiff, and a son searching for his father in the shadow of a legend. The Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (the new name for Columbian Centre) is honoured to have this unique opportunity to offer you an intimate evening with director Jonathan Holiff and present his award winning documentary that is directly related to the struggles of mental health.


People First Radio this week

May 6th, 2015 | Posted by ccsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off)

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pfr banner workingEvery place, as with every person, has its own story to tell. For “A place is a story that happens many times,” as the Oregon writer Kim Stafford reminds us. [Cascadia Institute]


Get Loud for Mental Health

May 5th, 2015 | Posted by ccsadmin in events | news & views - (Comments Off)

pfr banner workingCanada’s national Mental Health Week (May 4-10, 2015) focuses this year on men’s mental health — and the correlation between physical and mental illnesses.


Yvonne-Blomerpfr banner workingThe City of Victoria’s poet laureate Yvonne Blomer will lead an event on May 7, 2015, sponsored by Island Health, marking the first annual Mental Health and Substance Use Awareness Day


The land of the free?

April 30th, 2015 | Posted by ccsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off)