Bell Let’s Talk Day is Thursday, Jan. 28

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Thursday, Jan. 28

We’ve known for a long time that it’s almost always better to talk about mental health than to keep quiet about it. We should continually be looking for ways to have conversations about how we are doing, how we are feeling, and ask those questions of those we care...

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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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Bell Let’s Talk Day is Thursday, Jan. 28

We’ve known for a long time that it’s almost always better to talk about mental health than to keep quiet about it. We should continually be looking for ways to have conversations about how we are doing, how we are feeling, and ask those questions of those we care...

read more

Cowichan makes strides towards help for unhoused youth

The year 2021 could be a “really good year” towards addressing the challenges facing unhoused and vulnerable youth in the Cowichan region, predicts Cindy Lise, regional facilitator for Our Cowichan Communities Health Network. Unhoused and precariously housed youth...

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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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