mental health

Community Conversations on Mental Health

Community Conversations on Mental Health

Oak Bay panel discussion addresses youth mental health and addiction

Community Conversations on Mental Health
Mental health association launches #RideDontHide cycling event in Victoria

Mental health association launches #RideDontHide cycling event in Victoria

Fitness business will donate donate $1 for every #SNFCRideDontHide is used today

Mental health association launches #RideDontHide cycling event in Victoria
Sandy Ranger, a paramedic in Parksville stands with Bruce Honeyman, advanced care paramedic in Victoria, on the steps of the legislature Wednesday, where Minister Harry Bains announced amendments to legislation that would eliminate barriers for first responders to access compensation for mental trauma. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

B.C. first responders to get better mental health support

Labour Minister Harry Bains to introduce legislation adding PTSD as ‘presumptive condition’

Sandy Ranger, a paramedic in Parksville stands with Bruce Honeyman, advanced care paramedic in Victoria, on the steps of the legislature Wednesday, where Minister Harry Bains announced amendments to legislation that would eliminate barriers for first responders to access compensation for mental trauma. Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Nurse practitioners in B.C. can now prescribe opioid substitutes

Nurse practitioners in B.C. can now prescribe opioid substitutes

Minister announces changes at UVic’s School of Nursing

Nurse practitioners in B.C. can now prescribe opioid substitutes
Andrea Paquette, also known as Biploar Babe from the Stigma Free Zone, does a presentation on mental illness for school children. She and fellow Stigma Free Society member Robyn Thomas will speak tonight at a free event in Victoria. Black Press files

Victoria partners on ‘Stigma-Free Zone’ event tonight

Free event will see discussions around mental illness and reducing existing stigma in the community

Andrea Paquette, also known as Biploar Babe from the Stigma Free Zone, does a presentation on mental illness for school children. She and fellow Stigma Free Society member Robyn Thomas will speak tonight at a free event in Victoria. Black Press files
EDITORIAL: Take and give time to prevent mental health woes this season

EDITORIAL: Take and give time to prevent mental health woes this season

Plan now, be realistic about holiday celebrations, no matter what they are

  • Dec 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Take and give time to prevent mental health woes this season
Riverview Hospital West Lawn building, one of several structures of the former mental hospital that have fallen into decay since they were closed down by the early 1990s. (Jeff Hitchcock/Flickr)

Riverview Hospital mental health centre proceeds

Replacement for Maples Treatment Centre first announced in March

Riverview Hospital West Lawn building, one of several structures of the former mental hospital that have fallen into decay since they were closed down by the early 1990s. (Jeff Hitchcock/Flickr)