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Return to school doesn’t have to mean a return to bullying

September 8th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Return to school doesn’t have to mean a return to bullying)

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picture 623dpfr banner workingThe definitive guide to bullying prevention and intervention, by best-selling author Barbara Coloroso, provides real solutions for a problem that affects young people all over the world

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Post-secondary schools see surge in demand for mental health services

June 19th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Post-secondary schools see surge in demand for mental health services)

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pfr-banner-post-1“Unprecedented demand for mental health services among young people today is raising alarm among medical experts and transforming the financial plans of universities, businesses and governments”

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Grade 9 student asks, “When did good mental health become a luxury?”

June 8th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Grade 9 student asks, “When did good mental health become a luxury?”)

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pfr-banner-post-1Quinn, a grade 9 student in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, concludes that mental health care is not very easily accessible for everyone, “even though when it comes down to it, it’s simply health care”

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

October 19th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (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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People First Radio marks 8 years on the air

November 16th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on People First Radio marks 8 years on the air)

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picture 655_webpfr banner workingVancouver Island Mental Health Society’s weekly radio program is an educational partnership with Nanaimo’s CHLY 101.7 FM community and campus radio station [image: iconoco design]

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The bully, the bullied, and the not-so-innocent bystander

April 15th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on The bully, the bullied, and the not-so-innocent bystander)

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picture 623dpfr banner workingThe definitive guide to bullying prevention and intervention, by best-selling author Barbara Coloroso, provides real solutions for a problem that affects young people all over the world.

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