mental health

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

 

Young Penticton entrepreneur celebrating success of clothing company

Tyler Wade started SadBoys as a way to get men talking about mental health

 

B.C. lawyer, professor look to piloting a mental-health court

In November, Nova Scotia’s mental-health court program marked 10 years of existence

  • Feb 20, 2020

 

B.C. MP wants to decriminalize self-harm in military

NDP’s third attempt to improve mental health assistance within the military

Coroner emphasizes jury’s recommendations in B.C. teen’s overdose death

16-year-old Elliot Eurchuk died of a fentanyl overdose in 2018

Penticton clothing company defeating depression

Company ‘SadBoys’ wants to make it easier for men to talk about mental health.

60% of Canadian workers would take a pay cut for better mental health support: survey

Survey found 77% of workers would leave for better wellness initiatives

“Before I Die” project launches in Kelowna

Project head said the installation contributes to mental health conversation

North Okanagan youth mental health services boosted by RBC

$50,000 grant gives youth greater access to services

Winter blues are real and understandable

CMHA Kelowna says if symptoms get serious, get professional help

Telus invests in North Okanagan youth’s mental health

$10K grant will go towards in-class education, reducing stigma

Vancouver Island police first in B.C. to offer mental health resiliency training

Departments from Oak Bay, Saanich, Central Saanich complete trauma training class

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

Let’s Talk: Nearly 1 billion interactions on mental health since 2011

Jan. 30 is the annual day for people to reach out and share their stories about mental health and combat the stigma

Isolation likely factor in drugs, rule-breaking at Okanagan jail

PART FIVE: OCC has highest rate of infractions in B.C. and the second-highest rate of contraband violations

B.C. first responders to get better mental health support

Labour Minister Harry Bains to introduce legislation adding PTSD as ‘presumptive condition’

Nurse practitioners in B.C. can now prescribe opioid substitutes

Minister of Mental Health and Addictions announced changes at UVic’s School of Nursing

Riverview Hospital mental health centre proceeds

Replacement for Maples Treatment Centre first announced in March

Fundraising campaign for youth resource centre launched

Sheridan Cooper knows what it is like slipping through the cracks of social and health care systems