mental health

Police use tear gas to apprehend Saanich woman threatening neighbours, police

Woman facing possible criminal charges after standoff with police

 

Courage to Come Back campaign shares five stories of mental health resilience

Coast Mental Health to award recipients virtually during month-long event

 

Bystander helps save man’s life during mental health crisis in Colwood

Police notified after man spotted semi-conscious in vehicle

UBC study seeks to learn if at-home workout apps improve health during pandemic

Trial will give people access to yoga, HIIT or barre training

COVID-19 pandemic causes spike in demand for Victoria youth mental health chat, text services

Victoria’s NEED2 responds to 15% more demand, up to half of crisis pandemic-related

Pacific Rim Hospice Society gifting free wellness “check-ins” to all West Coast residents

“This pandemic has led to a lot of isolation and it’s helpful for anybody just to have a soundboard.”

Cowichan Valley branch of the Canadian Mental Heath Association on probation

Misconduct by board, management among the complaints

How life changed for one Victoria woman after more than 20 concussions

Karen Brown shares her experiences with mental health after brain injury

  • May 16, 2020

Woman’s complaint that she was injured during her arrest in Nanaimo under investigation

Independent Investigations Office of B.C. looking for witnesses to alleged ‘serious harm’

COVID-19 burnout: Can-do attitude gives way to anxiety, despair for many

One-fifth of Canadians say they will experience ‘high levels’ of depression if isolation continues into summer

COVID-19’s ‘collateral damage’ will be our mental health

Here are some mental health tips to help you and yours make it through

Trudeau announces $240M funding for online mental health platform, virtual healthcare

The federal government is also provided $175 million in funding to AbCellera for research

A new mindset: How one Indigenous man changed the trajectory of his life

Drew Hauck recalls hitting rock bottom after mother’s death due to cancer in 2014

  • Apr 19, 2020

Here2Talk: B.C. launches free counselling service for post-secondary students

Province expedites new mental health app in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

Dr. Anita DeLongis, a UBC health psychologist, wants to hear from public online

Naked bungy jumping in Nanaimo will be good for one’s mental health

Mental Health Recovery Partners’ 14th annual naked bungy fundraiser happens this weekend, March 7-8

B.C. lawyer, professor look to piloting a mental-health court

In November, Nova Scotia’s mental-health court program marked 10 years of existence

  • Feb 20, 2020

Vancouver Island MP wants to decriminalize self-harm in military

NDP’s third attempt to improve mental health assistance within the military

60% of Canadian workers would take a pay cut for better mental health support: survey

Survey found 77% of workers would leave for better wellness initiatives