VIMHS is hiring casual mental health support workers

VIMHS is hiring casual mental health support workers

Mental Health Support Worker (Casual), Nanaimo -- The Mental Health Support Worker (MHSW), under the direction of the Clinical Manager, provides support to adult residents with mental health and addiction issues. The MHSW facilitates life skill development using the...

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VIMHS is hiring casual mental health support workers

Mental Health Support Worker (Casual), Nanaimo -- The Mental Health Support Worker (MHSW), under the direction of the Clinical Manager, provides support to adult residents with mental health and addiction issues. The MHSW facilitates life skill development using the...

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Q’waxsem Place in Campbell River one year later

Residents at the VIMHS Q’waxsem Place supportive housing facility in Campbell River celebrated their first anniversary in the building last month. A 50 unit apartment supportive housing complex on Dogwood Street, Q’waxsem Place was opened officially in February, 2021....

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Solving the problems in mental health care

Dealing with a mental illness is challenging enough, but more often the biggest challenge is in accessing timely help and getting the right treatment. Veteran mental-health leader Dr. David Goldbloom knows this problem well and addresses the solutions in his new book,...

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Campbell River students welcome homeless to the neighbourhood

When a $10.4 million supportive housing project for the homeless was announced in Campbell River, it wasn’t completely popular with local residents. “Neighbours were concerned, businesses in the area too, and a lot was mentioned about the neighbouring schools in the...

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PEOPLE FIRST MEDIA

Finding the right door to knock on: Mental health support

AUDIO | "When it comes to reaching out, it often is about finding the right door to knock on," according to Jonny Morris, CEO of the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division. Jonny Morris spoke with People First Radio about navigating the public system for...

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