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Is it time to winter-proof your mental health?

January 18th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Is it time to winter-proof your mental health?)

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banner pfrSome 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

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The real deal: Honouring lived experience

January 11th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on The real deal: Honouring lived experience)

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banner pfrA panel of individuals and family members with lived experience of mental illness and/or addiction share their experiences with collaborative mental health care.

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Dealing with holiday Grinches like stress, loneliness, and other challenges

December 8th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Dealing with holiday Grinches like stress, loneliness, and other challenges)

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picture 155pfr banner working“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.

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Change of Pace brings men’s mental health into a fitness gym

November 16th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Change of Pace brings men’s mental health into a fitness gym)

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picture 654_webpfr banner workingZac 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]

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Mental health education program set for B.C. Hockey League players, supporters

November 2nd, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Mental health education program set for B.C. Hockey League players, supporters)

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CMHA BCHL Talk Today Oct 6pfr banner workingTalk Today is designed for BCHL players and their supporters to learn about mental health and increase their skills in order to help support players who may be struggling or at risk of suicide

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Canada’s Mental Health Commission offers toolkit to help mobilize caregivers

September 28th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Canada’s Mental Health Commission offers toolkit to help mobilize caregivers)

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pfr banner workingThe caregivers toolkit provides resources and guidance to help people to plan and execute education and advocacy efforts with decision makers who are in a position to enact change

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