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Clients at the Red Fish Healing Centre reach new heights on the Grouse Grind<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/Grouse%20Grind_spritzer_Small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Clients at the Red Fish Healing Centre reach new heights on the Grouse GrindAt the Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, recreation therapy plays a big part in client recovery. As two determined clients tackled North Vancouver’s notorious Grouse Grind, we followed along to capture the experience.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/red-fish-rec-therapy-does-grouse-grind2022-07-20T07:00:00Z
Improvements to seclusion practices empower patients at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/BCMHSUS_FPH2_Small.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Improvements to seclusion practices empower patients at Forensic Psychiatric HospitalThe use of seclusion in psychiatric settings has been a topic of discussion and debate for many years.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/improvements-to-seclusion-practices-fph2022-07-13T07:00:00Z
Words of wisdom and inspiration this Indigenous People’s Day<img alt="Sage and feather for smudging" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/FPH%20smudging%204.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Words of wisdom and inspiration this Indigenous People’s DayFor millennia, Indigenous traditions, knowledge and wisdom have endured, passing down through the generations despite years of colonial oppression. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/words-of-wisdom-inspiration-indigenous-people’s-day2022-06-17T07:00:00Z
Reclaiming our voice: Indigenous Patient Experience Lead aims to bring Indigenous experience to the forefront of conversation<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/Cassie%20Michell%20home%20landscape.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Reclaiming our voice: Indigenous Patient Experience Lead aims to bring Indigenous experience to the forefront of conversationCulturally safe care can be transformative to those who receive. In order to ensure Indigenous cultural safety is a requisite in our health care system, we need Indigenous leaders at the helm. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/reclaiming-voices-indigenous-patient-experience-lead2022-06-01T07:00:00Z
BCMHSUS launches new provincial tool for concurrent disorders education<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/CD%20toolkit%20bundle_small.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BCMHSUS launches new provincial tool for concurrent disorders educationBC Mental Health and Substance Use Services has launched a new, online toolkit to support people who provide services to those with serious mental health and substance use issues, including concurrent disorders.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/bcmhsus-launches-concurrent-disorders-toolkit2022-05-16T07:00:00Z
From direct care to education, see how nurses keep the health care wheels turning<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/Story%20image.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />From direct care to education, see how nurses keep the health care wheels turningThis week, May 9-15, 2022 is National Nursing Week, an annual celebration of nurses across all areas of our health care system. The theme this year is #WeAnswerTheCall. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/national-nursing-week-20222022-05-09T07:00:00Z
Putting the patient experience first: Correctional Health Services peer support worker channels own experience to help others<img alt="" src="/allpageholding/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/Steve%20CHS%20peer%20mentor.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Putting the patient experience first: Correctional Health Services peer support worker channels own experience to help othersThis Patient Experience Week, April 25-May 1, we meet Steve, a peer support worker and former client with Correctional Health Services (CHS). http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/patient-experience-peer-support-worker-chs2022-04-27T07:00:00Z
Mother and son duo share lived and living experience to inform improvements at BCMHSUS<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/iuliia-boiun-8x5HELgvZ9w-unsplash.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mother and son duo share lived and living experience to inform improvements at BCMHSUS​​​At BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS), incorporating patient and family experience in planning and program development is a key part of ensuring the highest standard of care. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/mother-and-son-patient-engagement2022-04-07T07:00:00Z
Indigenous patient navigator supports corrections clients in accessing culturally safe care<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/20161118-Ford-105.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Indigenous patient navigator supports corrections clients in accessing culturally safe careSince early 2021, Chris Tyler has been in the role of Indigenous patient navigator at Prince George Regional Correctional Centre, representing the first Indigenous patient navigator position within Correctional Health Services in B.C.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/indigenous-patient-navigator-correctional-health-services2022-03-30T07:00:00Z
In Case You Missed It: 2022 B.C. Concurrent Disorders Conference<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/about/leadership/BC%20concurrent%20disorders%20panel.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In Case You Missed It: 2022 B.C. Concurrent Disorders ConferenceOn March 10, experts from around the province, the country, and other parts of the world gathered virtually for the second annual BCMHSUS Concurrent Disorders Conference. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/in-case-you-missed-it-2022-bc-concurrentdisordersconference2022-03-16T07:00:00Z

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