mental health

West Shore RCMP arrives just in time thanks to tip

Officers remind of resources after mental health call Monday morning

 

Greater Victoria businesses come together to help Island kids

Langford Lowe’s raises funds for youth mental health all month

 

Suicide rate significantly higher in veterinary industry

West Shore vet techs urge public to be patient, kind

 

Patient wants B.C. to protect legal rights of mentally ill like most provinces

B.C. government recently proposal to amend Mental Health Act, allow youth to be detained for a week after overdose

Ottawa giving $82.5M for Indigenous mental health support during COVID-19

New federal funding will support access to additional services

Mental health challenges add to youth stress load

Part 2 in a Black Press series on Youth Homelessness

  • Aug 15, 2020

Gaps in the system: Youth cope with homelessness in Greater Victoria

Four-part series will look at youth homelessness in the region

  • Aug 8, 2020

Young Canadians, hospitality workers bear the brunt of mental strain in 2020: report

A study by Morneau Shepell points to economic uncertainty in the pandemic as the cause for angst

Potential explosion in mental illness could last years after pandemic: study

Estimates are based on an analysis of what transpired in the years following the Fort McMurray wildfire in 2016

Advocates urge B.C. to withdraw proposed bill allowing youth to be held after overdoses

Bill 22 would create more harm than good argues the Union of BC Indian Chiefs and others

Royal Roads student’s study on mindfulness and paramedics makes waves in Ontario

Sean Hackett says mindfulness can help paramedics manage stress during medical events

  • Jul 26, 2020

Long-term psychological impact of COVID-19 a concern for kids and parents, experts say

Part 3: Health professionals promote ‘meaningful connections’ to co-regulate stressful environments

RCMP disarm man experiencing mental health crisis

The male pulled a knife on officers and then held it to his own throat expressing a desire to die

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

Woman facing possible criminal charges after standoff with police

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

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

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

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

Cowichan Valley branch of the Canadian Mental Heath Association on probation

Misconduct by board, management among the complaints