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What I Do Matters: Mental health family support specialist
Meet Len Polak, who encourages and supports family members to be involved in the treatment and recovery of people with mental illness.
January 30, 2017
Mental health and substance use resources available online
Fraser Health’s online mental health and substance use resource -- fraserhealth.ca/mentalhealth -- provides essential information to individuals and their families seeking support for mental health and/or substance use concerns.
January 23, 2017
ACTive on the streets in Abbotsford and Mission
The Abbotsford/Mission Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team took to the streets last year, supporting clients who have not responded well to traditional mental health programs and services. 
July 5, 2016
Will that be CBT, IPT or Omega 3?
With the right treatment, 80 per cent of people with depression feel better or no longer experience symptoms at all.
May 2, 2016
 Looking for help with depression?
An easy reference guide to the who, what, where, when and the cost of services for adults experiencing depression.
April 25, 2016
Beckman Apartments officially opens in Maple Ridge
Housing is an integral piece of the recovery process for someone living with mental illness.
April 22, 2016
The Party's Over: 9 ways alcohol can affect your health – and not for the better
Find out what alcohol can do to your body if you continually exceed the low-risk drinking guidelines.
April 22, 2016
Change begins with us: tackling stigma and focusing on recovery in mental health and substance use

Mental illness and substance abuse affect people of all ages from all walks of life. Stigma and discrimination are barriers for many, and the resulting emotional strife, lesser quality of life and financial strain these individuals often struggle with also impacts their families.

April 4, 2016
New funding to strengthen mental health and substance use services
Individuals living with severe mental health and substance use disorders will now have access to mental health services at home, in shelters, at drop-in centres or wherever else in the community that is most comfortable to engage.
December 8, 2014
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