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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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Life of Bria creator tackles tough issues with comics, graphic art

August 28th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Life of Bria creator tackles tough issues with comics, graphic art)

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picture 712banner pfr‘Life of Bria’ creator and illustrator Sabrina Symington has published five graphic novels and posts her work online, tackling everyday life, and topics like ‘coming out’ and ‘trans sports’

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Web of culture: Building online mental health resources for northern youth in BC

June 20th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Web of culture: Building online mental health resources for northern youth in BC)

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picture 696abanner pfrValerie Ward’s research with Indigenous youth living in northern B.C. explores whether existing online mental health resources are age and culturally appropriate

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Social media data could be goldmine for predicting mental illness, researchers say

March 6th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Social media data could be goldmine for predicting mental illness, researchers say)

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banner pfrA team of researchers from France and Canada will explore the use of social media data to help detect and monitor individuals potentially at risk of mental health issues

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Love Our Bodies campaign to raise awareness of eating disorders

January 28th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Love Our Bodies campaign to raise awareness of eating disorders)

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banner pfrThe love our bodies, love ourselves! movement, brought to you by the Provincial Eating Disorders Awareness campaign, is launched in February with activities and events taking place throughout the year

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