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Listening to families affected by parental mental illness, addictions

October 25th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Listening to families affected by parental mental illness, addictions)

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picture 648pfr banner workingWhat would make a difference to parenting and family wellness when mental illness and/or addiction is present? Health organizations in Richmond asked — and found out. [image: istockphoto]

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Youth with bipolar invited to work together in community research

June 4th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in news & views | people first radio - (Comments Off on Youth with bipolar invited to work together in community research)

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Antipsychotic medication use varies by home among elderly Ontario long-term care residents

May 20th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Antipsychotic medication use varies by home among elderly Ontario long-term care residents)

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picture 632apfr banner workingA report called Looking for Balance has provided a snapshot of the current state of antipsychotic medication use in Ontario long-term care homes and reveals there is wide variation across homes in the percentage of residents being prescribed these medications.

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Being Safe, Being Me: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey

May 9th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio | research - (Comments Off on Being Safe, Being Me: Results of the Canadian Trans Youth Health Survey)

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picture 631pfr banner workingA new national study shows that while Canada’s transgender youth face significant physical and mental health issues, strong family, school and community connections are helping many of them navigate these challenges

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The ‘father of Cascadia’ has mapped the woven depth and breadth of the bioregion

May 5th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on The ‘father of Cascadia’ has mapped the woven depth and breadth of the bioregion)

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pfr banner workingEvery place, as with every person, has its own story to tell. For “A place is a story that happens many times,” as the Oregon writer Kim Stafford reminds us. [Cascadia Institute]

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Dialogue promotes recovery-oriented mental health care

March 16th, 2015 | Posted by vimhsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off on Dialogue promotes recovery-oriented mental health care)

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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

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