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Nanaimo Brain Injury Society helps answer the question, “Now what?”

March 21st, 2018 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Nanaimo Brain Injury Society helps answer the question, “Now what?”)

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People with acquired brain injuries face significant transitions, from hospital to home or from who they were to who they are now. These transitions have a huge impact on the everyday lives of survivors, as well as their as well as their family and friends

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Junior hockey player Myles Mattila is a widely-recognized mental health ambassador

October 16th, 2017 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Junior hockey player Myles Mattila is a widely-recognized mental health ambassador)

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picture 767people first media mixcloud18-year-old hockey player Myles Mattila has been recognized by the British Columbia Amateur Hockey Association for promoting education and awareness about mental health issues among young athletes

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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 media - (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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“We need more men to stand with women and speak up about this issue”: JR LaRose

February 8th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on “We need more men to stand with women and speak up about this issue”: JR LaRose)

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banner pfrFormer BC Lions football player JR LaRose is a leader in the “Be More Than a Bystander” initiative aimed at increasing awareness and understanding about the impact of men’s violence against women

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JR LaRose to speak in Nanaimo about preventing violence against women

January 18th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on JR LaRose to speak in Nanaimo about preventing violence against women)

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banner pfr“Be More Than a Bystander” is an initiative between the Ending Violence Association of BC and the BC Lions aimed at increasing awareness and understanding about the impact of men’s violence against women

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Change of Pace brings men’s mental health into a fitness gym

November 16th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first media - (Comments Off on Change of Pace brings men’s mental health into a fitness gym)

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picture 654_webpfr banner workingZac McHugh, founder of Change of Pace, brings his personal recovery experience to a fitness gym in Squamish, aiming to provide support and mentorship [image: istockphoto]

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