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Not about us, without us: Creating a program advisory committee for inner city youth

June 23rd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Not about us, without us: Creating a program advisory committee for inner city youth)

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picture 698banner pfrA Vancouver-based Inner City Youth program, along with its Youth Advisory Committee, provides ways for young people to inform their own mental health care, in a “not about us, without us” approach

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Koori Men’s Health Day a service model for community mental health from Australia

June 20th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Koori Men’s Health Day a service model for community mental health from Australia)

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picture 697banner pfrKoori Men’s Health Day is a community based, collaborative, culturally accepted service model for early identification of mental and physical illness among Koori men in rural Australia

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“We need more men to stand with women and speak up about this issue”: JR LaRose

February 8th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on “We need more men to stand with women and speak up about this issue”: JR LaRose)

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banner pfrFormer BC Lions football player JR LaRose is a leader in the “Be More Than a Bystander” initiative aimed at increasing awareness and understanding about the impact of men’s violence against women

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Call to action concludes powerful JR LaRose anti-violence presentation

February 2nd, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views | people first radio - (Comments Off on Call to action concludes powerful JR LaRose anti-violence presentation)

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Patrick Aleck, from Stz’uminus First Nation, shared a powerful call to action at the conclusion of former B.C. Lions’ JR LaRose’s “Be More Than a Bystander” event February 1st in Nanaimo

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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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JR LaRose to speak in Nanaimo about preventing violence against women

January 18th, 2016 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on JR LaRose to speak in Nanaimo about preventing violence against women)

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banner pfr“Be More Than a Bystander” is an initiative between the Ending Violence Association of BC and the BC Lions aimed at increasing awareness and understanding about the impact of men’s violence against women

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