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Why is everyone talking about painkillers, but not about pain?

January 18th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Why is everyone talking about painkillers, but not about pain?)

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pfr-banner-post-1Brock University professor Dan Malleck says that while concern about addictive painkillers is strong, concern about the broader social causes of pain should be even stronger

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Is it time to winter-proof your mental health?

January 16th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Is it time to winter-proof your mental health?)

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banner pfrSome people say mid-winter is the most depressing time of year—when cold and dark days, holiday bills, and already-lapsed new year’s resolutions catch up with us

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Acquired brain injury in children and youth the focus of #Nanaimo seminar

November 18th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Acquired brain injury in children and youth the focus of #Nanaimo seminar)

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pfr-banner-post-1Nanaimo Brain Injury Society hosted experts in the field of acquired brain injury assessment, diagnosis, symptom management and return to play/academics, at a public seminar

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Overcoming barriers to accessing methamphetamine treatment

September 9th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Overcoming barriers to accessing methamphetamine treatment)

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banner pfrTreatment programs have been effective in reducing and ceasing use. However, there are a range of possible barriers that have prevented these programs being widely adopted by methamphetamine users

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Not about us, without us: Creating a program advisory committee for inner city youth

June 23rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Not about us, without us: Creating a program advisory committee for inner city youth)

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picture 698banner pfrA Vancouver-based Inner City Youth program, along with its Youth Advisory Committee, provides ways for young people to inform their own mental health care, in a “not about us, without us” approach

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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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