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Sneak preview: New video targets need for ‘humanity’ in caring for people with substance use
Research shows that the quality of the initial interaction that occurs between a first responder and an individual with substance use problems has a significant impact on the individual’s long-term recovery.
November 6, 2014
A new website developed by regional health authorities is bringing together services and tools from across BC to help families and young people experiencing psychosis access early assessment and treatment.
October 29, 2014
 Meet Andy Libbiter
"We need to keep people coming together so we all understand where we need to go." A seasoned traveller and healthcare provider, Andy's 'lead by engagement' strategy is shaping up to be the right road to travel on.
October 10, 2014
New Assisted Living Mental Health Housing for Maple Ridge Residents
Maple Ridge residents will benefit from an enhanced mental health residence to support them in optimizing their rehabilitation and recovery.
October 1, 2014
So much hurt
Michaelle B. tells her story of abuse and addiction and the Fraser Health worker who helped her save herself
August 5, 2014
Podcast: Coping with Stress
Job changes, financial concerns, crime, illness, uncertainty… there are many causes of stress in our lives. Some of them are beyond our control. What IS within our control; however, is our ability to invest in the areas of our life that matter the most.
July 7, 2014
Olympian Clara Hughes rides the Road to Hope and beyond
Members of the Chawathil First Nation wrap Clara Hughes in a ceremonial “love” blanket at the Riding the Road to Hope and Beyond event on May 19, hosted by the Hope Mental Health Centre.
May 29, 2014
Let's end the stigma of Mental Health and Substance Use
Recent stories of violent crime in the media have not only left local communities shaken; it has led to a focus in public conversations on how individuals suffering serious mental illness and substance use issues are making our communities unsafe.
February 25, 2014
Mental Health and Employees
Every day, 500,000 Canadians miss work due to mental illness.  The economic impact is estimated to be at least $51 billion a year.  With 1 in 5 Canadians suffering from a mental illness in their lifetimes, the impact on people’s lives is incalculable.
February 20, 2014
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