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VIMHS NEWS

Here’s our VIMHS Currents newsletter for November 2020

It’s that giving time of year…VIMHS updates from Campbell River and Nanaimo…Stats, infographics, and the continuum of housing…COVID stress syndrome…Mental health challenges among women and girls who are homeless…and more.  Download a PDF copy of our...

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Bridge housing and supportive housing in Campbell River

Provinces across Canada face similar issues as attempts are made to provide housing to homeless citizens. In British Columbia, the provincial government is acting on several fronts, across a spectrum of programs, from emergency shelters to temporary, transitional, and...

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MEDIA SCAN

What’s it like being a kid during COVID-19? Not good

But a new report offers a blueprint for supporting children, youth and their families in these perilous times. Eight months into a global pandemic, evidence is mounting that children and youth are facing increased stress and mental health problems. "Even before the...

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PEOPLE FIRST MEDIA

Bridge housing and supportive housing in Campbell River

Provinces across Canada face similar issues as attempts are made to provide housing to homeless citizens. In British Columbia, the provincial government is acting on several fronts, across a spectrum of programs, from emergency shelters to temporary, transitional, and...

read more

Mental illness and recovery: Nick Petrella & Jillian Brown

Mental Illness Awareness Week is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. It has been observed every year since 1992 and is coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and...

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Mental illness and recovery: Keith Lyon & Lydia Migneault

Mental Illness Awareness Week is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. It has been observed every year since 1992 and is coordinated by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and...

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