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How to help when someone you know may have an eating disorder

January 31st, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on How to help when someone you know may have an eating disorder)

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Picture1You may find it difficult and stressful to approach someone you care about who has an eating disorder. You may wonder what to say, or be worried about what will happen as a result

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Body image issues haunt men and boys, as well as women and girls

January 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Body image issues haunt men and boys, as well as women and girls)

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pfr-banner-post-1Eating disorders are much more common in men than were previously thought. While men may describe their situations differently from women, their triggers for eating disorders are pretty much the same

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It’s eating disorders awareness week in BC and across Canada Feb 1-7

January 24th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on It’s eating disorders awareness week in BC and across Canada Feb 1-7)

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pfr-banner-post-1Are you a passionate, eager individual who wants to help others improve body image, reduce stigma of eating disorders, and spread awareness? Then the love our bodies, love ourselves movement is right for you

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Annual report card on women’s rights in BC informs submission to United Nations

November 11th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Annual report card on women’s rights in BC informs submission to United Nations)

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pfr-banner-post-1The 2016 report card on women’s rights in British Columbia shows the province continues to lag on promises made in the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

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Koori Men’s Health Day a service model for community mental health from Australia

June 20th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Koori Men’s Health Day a service model for community mental health from Australia)

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picture 697banner pfrKoori Men’s Health Day is a community based, collaborative, culturally accepted service model for early identification of mental and physical illness among Koori men in rural Australia

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Supreme Court strikes down mandatory minimum sentencing for certain drug offences

April 18th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Supreme Court strikes down mandatory minimum sentencing for certain drug offences)

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picture 683banner pfrIn a ground-breaking judgment, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that mandatory minimum sentencing for certain drug offences violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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