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04/10/2021

It’s Mental Illness Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental […]

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09/09/2021

September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day

Did you know… One in every 100 deaths worldwide is the result of suicide. In Canada, approximately 4,000 people die by suicide every year. Up to […]

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03/05/2021

It’s Mental Health Week!

Get Ready to #GetReal about how you feel… Today marks the kick-off to the Canadian Mental Health Association’s 70th annual Mental Health Week. This year the focus […]

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29/03/2021

2 Year Anniversary & Movie Night a Success!

In this day and age of pandemic protocols and subsequent social isolation, we have begun to truly understand the importance of  ‘social opportunity’ in the […]

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11/03/2021

Community Mental Health: Reinvesting in Psychiatric Institutions Isn’t the Answer

An editorial response to mental health and homelessness in our region: The period of deinstitutionalization between 1960 and 1976 saw two thirds of all beds […]

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30/11/2020

#GivingTuesday—Kicking Off the Season of Giving

Friends of Connections Place, December 1st marks the beginning of the giving season when Canadians have traditionally chosen to support those charities and organizations that […]

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20/11/2020

Public Health Ordered Closure (Nov. 23—Dec. 7)

Dear Community Members, By order and direction of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO): “…all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C. must significantly reduce […]

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23/09/2020

2019-2020 Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020  6–7pm AGM will be held virtually over Zoom – please see link below AGENDA For more information email [email protected] or call […]

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10/09/2020

Summer & Fall Update

To All Our Friends and Supporters, Today, September 10th, is World Suicide Prevention Day. In Canada, approximately 4,000 people die by suicide each year, 11 people die […]

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