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VIMHS Currents newsletter for March 2019 is here

Stories of loss, grief, advocacy and activism. Plus...Alfred Andrew and his road to recovery…Michelle Young asks “How do I talk to my young daughter about my depression?”…Brain Injury Symposium looks at brain injury, mental health and substance use…and more. In the...

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We are hiring!

VIMHS is currently hiring for the following casual positions: Nurse; Mental Health Support Worker; and Tenant Support Worker. Please send cover letter and resume to gbaker [at] Position descriptions (in PDF) can be found here: Nurse Job Description, MHSW...

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City of Nanaimo creates new task force on homelessness

Nanaimo's city council wants to accelerate work on the City of Nanaimo’s affordable housing strategy and action plan to end homelessness. Councillors, at a meeting Monday [May 13, 2019], approved the creation of a task force on health and housing. According to the...

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Book of Hope: Recovery from an eating disorder IS possible

AUDIO | Sue Huff is the mother of a daughter who was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa at age 14. She’s also the author of Book of Hope: Stories of love, courage and recovery from families who have battled eating disorders. Sue’s key message is that recovery from an...

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Dealing with grief and loss, seeking help and support

AUDIO | The British Columbia Bereavement Helpline provides Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., access to one-on-one support and information about bereavement support groups, agencies, and peer-based support. It’s a confidential service, promising the most...

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