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World Bipolar Day – Making connections with others who have experienced bipolar

March 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on World Bipolar Day – Making connections with others who have experienced bipolar)

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pfr-banner-post-1Steven Barnes on World Bipolar Day: “Making those connections with other people who have had lived experience with mental illness has been very important for my recovery”

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World Bipolar Day – Not someone “with bipolar” but a person first

March 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on World Bipolar Day – Not someone “with bipolar” but a person first)

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pfr-banner-post-1Natasha Kolida on World Bipolar Day: “You’re not getting to know someone with bipolar, you’re getting to know someone. Just think about that”

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World Bipolar Day – Righting the public misunderstandings about bipolar disorder

March 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on World Bipolar Day – Righting the public misunderstandings about bipolar disorder)

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pfr-banner-post-1Victoria Maxwell on World Bipolar Day: “I feel I can make my mark by righting some of the misunderstandings people have about bipolar disorder, and I do that a lot with humour”

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Using art to express and heal yourself

January 9th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Using art to express and heal yourself)

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picture 326pfr-banner-post-1Mehdi Naïmi says that good art therapy empowers people, strengthens relationships, brings peace of heart, and joy to life

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Brendan McLeod’s OCD journey in Brain is hilarious, heartbreaking and hopeful

November 16th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Brendan McLeod’s OCD journey in Brain is hilarious, heartbreaking and hopeful)

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banner pfrBrain is a hilarious, heartbreaking monologue about consciousness, mental illness and friendship from award-winning novelist and former Canadian SLAM poetry champion, Brendan McLeod

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The accessible, informative, entertaining, and educational “story of school”

October 19th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on The accessible, informative, entertaining, and educational “story of school”)

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picture-718banner pfrAuthor Zander Sherman says that “the point of institutionalized education has never been to benefit the student for his or her own sake, based on the understanding that the activity of learning is an intrinsically worthwhile endeavour”

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