Lessons I learned from loving a drug addict

Lessons I learned from loving a drug addict

I am not an addict. But try and love one, and then see if you can look me square in the eyes and tell me that you didn't get addicted to trying to fix them. If you're lucky, they recover. If you're really lucky, you recover, too. Loving a drug addict can and will...

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Read our VIMHS Currents newsletter for June 2019

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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Help us with your donation on Giving Tuesday, November 27th

Next Tuesday, November 27, is Giving Tuesday. Giving Tuesday is a day when charities, business and individuals come together to celebrate giving. It's the opposite of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can find out more about us, Giving Tuesday, and make a donation...

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Read our VIMHS Currents newsletter for November 2018!

Campbell River’s Sobering and Assessment Centre marks one year of service...United Way, Giving Tuesday...VIMHS board of directors considers communications, key messages...Our new website is now up at vimhs.org...Seniors Connect Nanaimo celebrates, educates and...

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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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