Island Health has just announced the addition of 32 units for those recovering from mental health and substance abuse issues. Read more
Tag Archive for: Mental Health
The BC Government has unveiled an online map of services available to youth experiencing mental health challenges. Read more
An overview of Cool Aid’s Every Step Counts program and how it is changing lives. Read more
Additional beds will be available for those struggling with mental illness and addictions thanks to additional funding. Read more
Cost of Living, Housing, Mental Illness and Homelessness are top issues to Victorians according to the latest Vital Signs report. Read more
Umbrella Society has received a $14,000 donation from the charitable group 100 Women. Read more
A recent report highlights the need for additional officer training to assist people dealing with mental illness. Read more
Editorial from the Times Colonist calling for more funding for those dealing with mental illness. Read more
Chek News explores the mental health crisis in our community. Read more
Mental health is often linked to homelessness, and Chief Elsnor is sounding the alarm in the rise of mental health related calls received by Victoria Police. Read more
If you require urgent emotional support, including having thoughts of suicide and other mental health issues, please call Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888.
Youth (under 25 years of age) may access youthspace.ca for online emotional support.
For other resources, including shelter availability, visit bc211.ca