mental health

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

How life changed for one Victoria woman after more than 20 concussions

Karen Brown shares her experiences with mental health after brain injury

  • May 10, 2020

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

A new mindset: How one Indigenous man changed the trajectory of his life

Drew Hauck recalls hitting rock bottom after mother’s death due to cancer in 2014

  • Apr 19, 2020

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

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

Regular exercise = good mental health; find out how!

Victoria-based Elate Fitness aims to boost your mental health through online programs, follow-up

  • Apr 13, 2020

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