Skip to main content

Stories

Read the latest stories from BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services.

 

 

Mental health and addictions clients get a sneak peek at the new Red Fish Healing Centre<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Clients%20at%20Hummingbird%20Room_cropped.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mental health and addictions clients get a sneak peek at the new Red Fish Healing CentreDuring the first ever client tour of the Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction, clients and family partners were excited to see the state-of-the-art features of the facility, which opens in October.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/clients-get-sneak-peek-tour-red-fish2021-08-05T07:00:00Z
Integrating research into treatment to provide the best care to complex populations<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/People%20sitting%20by%20computers.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Integrating research into treatment to provide the best care to complex populationsThe Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction is more than just a treatment facility. It will also be home to research and knowledge exchange that will help revolutionize our understanding and treatment of complex concurrent disorders.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/integrating-research-into-treatment-red-fish2021-08-04T07:00:00Z
Model of care offers new path to recovery and mental health<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Lounge_cropped.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Model of care offers new path to recovery and mental healthEvery aspect of the Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction was designed around a unique model of care—one that represents decades of research, experience and expertise in treating the most complex forms of mental health and substance use.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/red-fish-model-of-care-offers-new-path-to-recovery2021-07-28T07:00:00Z
How everyday racism effects everyday mental health<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Hands_unsplash.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />How everyday racism effects everyday mental healthRacism and discrimination, whether conscious or unconscious, can contribute to mental health challenges and create barriers to treatment and support. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/how-everyday-racism-effects-everyday-mental-health2021-07-22T07:00:00Z
Forensic Sexual Offence Program: Helping to keep British Columbia safe by treating those convicted of sexually motivated crimes<img alt="" src="/stories/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/forensic-sexual-offence-program-keeping-british-columbia-safe/Men%20talking_unsplash.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Forensic Sexual Offence Program: Helping to keep British Columbia safe by treating those convicted of sexually motivated crimesSexual abuse and violence happen in every community. Here in B.C., the Forensic Sexual Offence Program is providing treatment to prevent cases of sexual offence in order to keep our communities safe.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/forensic-sexual-offence-program-keeping-british-columbia-safe2021-07-08T07:00:00Z
Behind the scenes with IT professionals at the Red Fish Healing Centre<img alt="" src="/stories/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/behind-the-scenes-it-professionals-red-fish/IMITS_RedFish.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Behind the scenes with IT professionals at the Red Fish Healing CentreWith the aid of leading-edge technologies and a team of experts in the field, the Red Fish Healing Centre will be better equipped than ever to provide state-of-the-art care. http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/behind-the-scenes-it-professionals-red-fish2021-07-08T07:00:00Z
Breaking the cycle of trauma and addiction with strong support systems and self belief<img alt="" src="/stories/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/breaking-trauma-and-addiction-cycle-with-support-self-belief/Charles%20Santa_webstory.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Breaking the cycle of trauma and addiction with strong support systems and self beliefCharles Santa has experienced a life fraught with trauma which fuelled substance use and mental health issues. Now in recovery, he shares his story.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/breaking-trauma-and-addiction-cycle-with-support-self-belief2021-06-30T07:00:00Z
What’s in a name: The Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (θəqiʔ ɫəwʔənəq leləm’)<img alt="" src="/stories/PublishingImages/about/news-stories/stories/naming-red-fish-healing-centre/Red%20Fish_KFN%20sign.jpg" width="530" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />What’s in a name: The Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (θəqiʔ ɫəwʔənəq leləm’)Behind the name of the new Red Fish Healing Centre lies a story and partnership that is rich with tradition and cultural significance.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/naming-red-fish-healing-centre2021-06-24T07:00:00Z
Advancing our knowledge about traumatic brain injury<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/William%20Panenka%20Jacob%20Stubbs.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Advancing our knowledge about traumatic brain injuryDr. William Panenka, a researcher with BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services Research Institute, and Jacob Stubbs, a PhD candidate, published a ground-breaking study that links traumatic brain injury and homelessness—the first of its kind to do so.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/advancing-knowledge-about-traumatic-brain-injury2021-06-23T07:00:00Z
Patient-led ceremonies foster important cultural connections at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/our-services/forensic-psychiatric-services/FPH%20smudging%201.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Patient-led ceremonies foster important cultural connections at the Forensic Psychiatric HospitalMany Indigenous patients at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital have experienced trauma, often related to the tragic history of residential schools. One patient at the hospital is addressing these traumas by leading cultural ceremonies for her co-patients.http://www.bcmhsus.ca/about/news-stories/stories/patient-ceremonies-foster-cultural-connection2021-06-17T07:00:00Z

SOURCE: Stories ( )
Page printed: . Unofficial document if printed. Please refer to SOURCE for latest information.

Copyright © BC Mental Health and Substance Use Services. All Rights Reserved.

    Copyright © 2021 Provincial Health Services Authority.