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The role of mindfulness in end of life care

January 10th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on The role of mindfulness in end of life care)

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picture-723pfr-banner-post-1Mindfulness assists people with their end of life process by giving them and their caregivers a tool they can use in order to be fully aware of the present moment and their own physical and mental states

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Keynote by Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge: Reflections on Dying

November 25th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Keynote by Dr. Eike-Henner Kluge: Reflections on Dying)

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picture-722pfr-banner-post-1“This talk is about death and dying. Not about dying unexpectedly or by accident, but about dying as an event that in principle is within our control”

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Annual day of remembrance also raises suicide awareness

August 28th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Annual day of remembrance also raises suicide awareness)

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banner pfrThe 10th annual Soles Remembering Souls Walk will be held in Nanaimo on Saturday, September 10, 2016, with music, personal stories of hope, healing and support for survivors of suicide loss

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Suffering, suicides among first responders lead to PTSD support, prevention focus

June 3rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Suffering, suicides among first responders lead to PTSD support, prevention focus)

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banner pfrLast year, 39 first responders across Canada took their own lives — and one-third of those deaths by suicide occurred in British Columbia, the highest among all provinces

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Survivors of suicide loss the focus of international day, local event

November 10th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Survivors of suicide loss the focus of international day, local event)

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Desperatepfr banner workingEvery 40 seconds someone in the world dies by suicide. Every 41 seconds someone is left to make sense of it. Vancouver Island Crisis Society offers a workshop November 25, 2015 [image: istockphoto]

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Grief, and dying, and the great love of life

April 19th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Grief, and dying, and the great love of life)

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picture 624bpfr banner workingStephen Jenkinson’s new book is not a seven step coping strategy and not an out-clause for trauma or sorrow — it’s a manifesto for sanity and soul

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