Supportive homes and communities
Header

“I’m not sick, I’m transgender!”

June 23rd, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

picture 636pfr banner workingMarni Panas, a transgender woman from Edmonton, has discovered that by being authentic and true to herself, she has found the strength to move forward in life

(more…)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

pfr banner working635_bipolar youth action_andrea paquette_may_28_2015_40
Left-click to listen; right-click to save.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.


pfr banner workingCanada’s national Mental Health Week (May 4-10, 2015) focuses this year on men’s mental health — and the correlation between physical and mental illnesses.

(more…)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Yvonne-Blomerpfr banner workingThe City of Victoria’s poet laureate Yvonne Blomer will lead an event on May 7, 2015, sponsored by Island Health, marking the first annual Mental Health and Substance Use Awareness Day

(more…)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

picture 532_twitterThe World Health Organization, along with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, has endorsed the transformation of mental health care based on a recovery model that promotes consumer empowerment and involvement in service delivery

(more…)

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

picture 614Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (formerly Columbian Centre Society) board member (and Vancouver Island University professor) Mark Blackell will head to this year’s Boston Marathon and he hopes to raise some much-needed funds for mental health programs in the process. Contribute here.

(more…)