Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is hiring!

Vancouver Island Mental Health Society is hiring!

Casual Tenant Support Worker, Sobering and Assessment Centre Worker, and Mental Health Worker positions are available at Vancouver Island Mental Health Society. Tenant Support Worker (Casual), Nanaimo The Tenant Support Worker (TSW) provides assistance and tenancy...

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International Women’s Day is March 8, 2020

An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world? Celebrate women's achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality. International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and...

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Lack of addictions treatment for youth needs urgent fix

As British Columbia heads into the fifth year of a public health emergency due to the high number of opioid overdose deaths, Vancouver Island still doesn’t have a single residential-treatment for youth. Province-wide, the number of youth beds and services lag demand....

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We lost our son to suicide. Here’s how we survived.

On Sept. 7, 2017, my 31st wedding anniversary, a date marked by happy memories turned tragic. That was when I learned that my 23-year-old son, Garrett, had died by suicide. Two-and-a-half years later, the news that brought me to my knees rings in my memory as if it...

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One day at a time: Alfred Andrew and living in recovery

AUDIO | Alfred Andrew lives and works in Campbell River, on Vancouver Island. Alfred experienced almost 40 years of substance use and rounds of homelessness and living on the street but he’s living in recovery now and working to help others who are struggling as he...

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