After two years of planning, a Nanaimo-based nonprofit society, managed by persons who have had or currently have mental health or addictions issues, held its public launch
Some people say mid-winter is the most depressing time of year—when cold and dark days, holiday bills, and already-lapsed new year’s resolutions catch up with us
A panel of individuals and family members with lived experience of mental illness and/or addiction share their experiences with collaborative mental health care.
“Tis the season that provokes difficult emotions. This can be the maddest, saddest, most stressful time of the year,” says family physician Dr. Davidicus Wong.
Zac McHugh, founder of Change of Pace, brings his personal recovery experience to a fitness gym in Squamish, aiming to provide support and mentorship [image: istockphoto]