Supportive homes and communities
Header

People who use drugs demand a say in fentanyl overdose responses

February 27th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on People who use drugs demand a say in fentanyl overdose responses)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

picture 740pfr-banner-post-1“There’s a common public misconception that we are unable to make decisions for ourselves. Truth being we are excluded from even participating in policy decisions that determine our fates”

(more…)

Nanaimo demonstration and march part of National Day of Action on overdose crisis

February 26th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Nanaimo demonstration and march part of National Day of Action on overdose crisis)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

picture 739pfr-banner-post-1Concerned citizens march in Nanaimo on February 21, 2017, in solidarity with cities across Canada struggling with effective responses to the growing opioid overdose crisis

(more…)

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)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

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

(more…)

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?)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

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

(more…)

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?)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

picture 452

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

(more…)

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)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

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

(more…)