mental health

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

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

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

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

Greater Victoria sheriffs, local business deliver food to those struggling with mental health

More than $900 worth of groceries were delivered to members of the Connections Place Society

Researchers study how pandemic affecting people’s mental health

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

Victoria Royals host came focused on mental health awareness

The Royals will face the Vancouver Giants on Feb. 29

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

Greater Victoria MP seeks to remove self-harm as disciplinary offence for Canadian Armed Forces

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

Suicide rates not impacted by seasons

While men are three times more likely to commit suicide, women have higher rates of depression

Saanich police first in B.C. to offer mental health resiliency training

Departments from Oak Bay, Saanich, Central Saanich complete trauma training class

Trauma sufferers support group takes shape on West Shore

Aaron’s Society open to more peer support groups with certified trauma practitioners

  • Dec 5, 2019

Provincial funding allows Greater Victoria immigrants, refugees better access to counselling services

The Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees was a recipient of new funds

World Mental Health Day event fills Victoria Public Market Thursday evening

Oct. 10 is World Mental Health Day, with an event happening at the Victoria Public Market

B.C. cyclist braking stigma on addiction from coast to coast

Mathew Fee aims at world record for longest distance on BMX bike while sharing his story of recovery

Clubhouse for those with mental illnesses opens in Saanich

Connections Place encourages people to come out of isolation and find purpose in their lives

First responders across Vancouver Island ready to talk about PTSD

High numbers of stress-related injuries will be discussed at an inaugural mental health conference

Let’s Talk: Nearly 1 billion interactions on mental health since 2011

Jan. 30 is the annual day for people to reach out and share their stories about mental health and combat the stigma

Victoria business responds to downtown attack with mental health initiative

Bespoke Blossoms created a charity calendar following an attack with a field hockey stick

Our Place’s addiction recovery community opening Friday in View Royal

The Therapeutic Recovery Community aims to break the cycle of homelessness

  • Oct 25, 2018