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Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew

December 8th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew)

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schizophrenia stole my brother

banner pfr“Mom sat at the computer as I dictated words for her to Google: paranoia, delusions, rambling. The Internet returned schizophrenia, and we both scoffed”
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Collaboration vital in providing mental health care for kids in northern, rural BC

October 19th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Collaboration vital in providing mental health care for kids in northern, rural BC)

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picture 699banner pfrChild psychiatrist Dr. Matthew Burkey on challenges and opportunities, and lessons learned from interventions in low- and middle-income countries that can make a difference

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Sarah’s story: Living as a ‘psychiatric refugee’ in Ontario

September 20th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Sarah’s story: Living as a ‘psychiatric refugee’ in Ontario)

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banner pfr“I’ve learned how to manage my depression with cognitive behavioural therapy and support from my family. I want to be able to direct my own treatment and recovery”

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Charter challenge of forced psychiatric treatment filed in BC Supreme Court

September 19th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Charter challenge of forced psychiatric treatment filed in BC Supreme Court)

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banner pfrPeople who are involuntarily detained under BC’s Mental Health Act – or released from hospital on leave – currently have no right to give or refuse consent to any psychiatric treatment

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Collaboration vital in providing mental health care for kids in northern, rural BC

June 25th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Collaboration vital in providing mental health care for kids in northern, rural BC)

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picture 699banner pfrChild psychiatrist Dr. Matthew Burkey on challenges and opportunities, and lessons learned from interventions in low- and middle-income countries that can make a difference

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Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew

May 31st, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Zander Sherman on schizophrenia, family, and searching for the brother he knew)

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schizophrenia stole my brother

banner pfr“Mom sat at the computer as I dictated words for her to Google: paranoia, delusions, rambling. The Internet returned schizophrenia, and we both scoffed”

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