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Reducing stigma of mental health

Getting the family support you need for youth with mental health issues

The Outdoors Guy: Keeping a hook on what’s important

Ron Larson reminds us that while it's okay to have fun and rejuvenate ourselves, we shouldn't lose track of those around us.

  • Feb 10th, 2015

Bipolar disorder and Schizophrenia

Dr. Smith presents the latest in a series of articles on mental health in youth

  • Feb 4th, 2015
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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles at a glance
Outrigger canoeing a lifestyle
PyeongChang 2018, through the eyes of a Canadian Korean
Bartenders respond to push for better non-alcoholic drinks

Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

  • Feb 3rd, 2015

When is it more than anxiety and depression?

Dr. David Smith talks about mental health issues with the young

  • Jan 28th, 2015

Later Life Ramblings: Winter days can be fulfilling

Reaping our rewards: Enjoying the time of year when things are slower

Drug, alcohol and mental health problems

Dr. David Smith writes about mental health in children and teens

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

The Outdoor Guy: Outside the box

Ron Larson talks about boxes and walks and Broomhill

Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Sacred Chant Circle

Chant is meant to take focus off the individual and on the whole

  • Jan 20th, 2015

Squamish, B.C. named to New York Times’ best travel for 2015 (with VIDEO)

Squamish and Quebec City were the only Canadian cities on the Times' 'To Do' list for 2015, which totalled 52 cities and destinations.

Cedar Grove: a gift offered up

Ron Larson is the Outdoor Guy and he writes about the Sooke area

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of depression in youth

Dr. Smith is writing a series of articles on mental health

Top baby names

Some names for make and female babies were more popular than others

  • Jan 7th, 2015

Later Life Ramblings Jan 7, 2015

Shirley Lower writes about issues of importance to Sooke elders

Lieutenant Governor sponsors youth environment program

Grants available for teachers, youth educators to provide hands-on experience with community ecosystem projects

Twenty things to do for next to nothing in Sooke

There is plenty to do in both the outdoors and the indoors around Sooke

2015 begins: Shanghai tragedy, fireworks elsewhere

Shanghai stampede kills dozens as glittery fireworks, parties elsewhere mark 2015

  • Dec 31st, 2014

Fear not – there is help for children and youth with anxiety

Part two of a series on dealing with mental health and youth