Care for the caregiver

Care for the caregiver

More and more Canadians take care of friends, family members, and loved ones of all ages living with a mental health problem, whether they live together at home or not. Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but it can also be tiring, overwhelming, confusing, and...

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VIMHS NEWS

Read our VIMHS Currents newsletter for June 2019

A closer look at housing...Housing with supports proves itself at VIMHS Boundary Crescent...VIMHS is planning for an affordable housing...project at 285 Rosehill Street...Housing's bigger picture...The connection between traumatic brain injury and homelessness....

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Care for the caregiver

More and more Canadians take care of friends, family members, and loved ones of all ages living with a mental health problem, whether they live together at home or not. Caring for a loved one can be rewarding, but it can also be tiring, overwhelming, confusing, and...

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Horses, depression, and me: How riding changed my life

In the fall of 2017, when the therapist I wanted to see wasn’t able to fit me in, horseback riding became a good second choice. I was already aware of the tradition of equine therapy: with a horse, you get instant feedback on how you are in the moment.  Read the rest...

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Traumatic brain injury and its links to homelessness

AUDIO | Homelessness and poverty are significant social problems across Canada and the United States and there is growing evidence suggesting that Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the complex issues leading an individual to homelessness. It’s also becoming...

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Working to make housing affordable in Nanaimo

AUDIO | Affordable housing is a major issue across Canada. Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society is growing its stock of housing, from social housing to family housing to housing for single adults and various types of supportive housing. The organization builds...

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