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.


Indian Senior LadyIn any given year, one in five people in Canada will experience a mental health or substance use challenge. Many of these people say that the stigma they encounter is worse than the problem itself.


The land of the free?

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

People First Radio this week

April 29th, 2015 | Posted by ccsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off)

Mark Blackell, grateful and back from Boston Marathon

April 29th, 2015 | Posted by ccsadmin in fundraising | news & views - (Comments Off)

mark blackell boston 02Mark (above, left) did a personal best of 3:07:13, and you can still contribute to his fundraising on behalf of VanIsle Mental Health Society!


Domestic violence unit formed in Nanaimo

April 24th, 2015 | Posted by ccsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off)