Solving the problems in mental health care

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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Here’s our VIMHS Currents newsletter for May  2021

Here’s our VIMHS Currents newsletter for May 2021

Take the Virtual Mission Challenge and support local organizations... Why words matter: The negative impacts of racial microaggressions... VIMHS updates from Nanaimo to Campbell River... Calming your inner world... Homelessness in Nanaimo: How does it compare with...

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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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Poet puts pen to paper for journey into mental wellness

AUDIO | Ryan Antooa is a creative – through and through. He's a creative artist, photographer, graphic designer, copywriter, dancer, freelance creative director – and he’s also a poet. Ryan’s poetry appeared in print for the first time in a book called Better In Tune...

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