The Empty Chair

The Empty Chair

AUDIO | We all have stories to tell. But what if there was no one to hear them? Dave Lawrence is a long-time Nanaimo barber who has listened to hundreds of stories, from hundreds of people, as they sit in his barber chair. But sometimes elderly customers simply stop...

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Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell Canada will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of its Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.  Find out more here... Home About...

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Help us with your donation on Giving Tuesday, November 27th

Next Tuesday, November 27, is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a day when charities, business and individuals come together to celebrate giving. It's the opposite of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can find out more about us, Giving Tuesday, and make a donation...

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Read our VIMHS Currents newsletter for November 2018!

Campbell River’s Sobering and Assessment Centre marks one year of service...United Way, Giving Tuesday...VIMHS board of directors considers communications, key messages...Our new website is now up at vimhs.org...Seniors Connect Nanaimo celebrates, educates and...

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Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 30

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell Canada will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of its Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.  Find out more here... Home About...

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PEOPLE FIRST MEDIA

Eating disorder awareness week begins February 1st

AUDIO | Eating Disorders affect people of all genders, sexual orientations, ages, socioeconomic class, abilities, races, and ethnic backgrounds. That is why, from February 1st to 7th every year, Eating Disorder groups across Canada unite to commemorate Eating Disorder...

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The Empty Chair

AUDIO | We all have stories to tell. But what if there was no one to hear them? Dave Lawrence is a long-time Nanaimo barber who has listened to hundreds of stories, from hundreds of people, as they sit in his barber chair. But sometimes elderly customers simply stop...

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Alfred Andrew’s road to recovery

After almost 40 years of substance use and rounds of homelessness and living on the street, Alfred Andrew is now sober and working to help others who are struggling as he once did. Alfred lives in Campbell River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He now works in...

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