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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VIMHS NEWS

Here’s our VIMHS Currents newsletter for November 2020

It’s that giving time of year…VIMHS updates from Campbell River and Nanaimo…Stats, infographics, and the continuum of housing…COVID stress syndrome…Mental health challenges among women and girls who are homeless…and more.  Download a PDF copy of our...

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Bridge housing and supportive housing in Campbell River

Provinces across Canada face similar issues as attempts are made to provide housing to homeless citizens. In British Columbia, the provincial government is acting on several fronts, across a spectrum of programs, from emergency shelters to temporary, transitional, and...

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How a year of COVID-19 has impacted our mental health

Experts are sounding the alarm on an impending fourth wave of the pandemic — a wave characterized by psychic trauma, burnout, mental illness and economic injury that is projected to be the largest, most enduring health footprint of COVID-19. “I think we’re seeing the...

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PEOPLE FIRST MEDIA

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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