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A Visit from N’Quatqua First Nation

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Nine lively youth and their youth workers from N’Quatqua First Nation spent an afternoon at the Crisis Centre to attend wellness workshops on March 20. Orissa (Facilitator), Cassidy (Participant), Nick (Facilitator) The group’s two-day road-trip from D’Arcy, B.C. included a supportive mix of mental health and mindfulness education workshops shared by up-beat Crisis Centre volunteers, […]

One-on-One with Stacy Ashton

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One-on-One with Stacy Ashton The Crisis Centre of BC’s new Executive Director Stacy started her career in the non-profit sector as a volunteer on the Crisis Lines, prior to completing her Masters in Counselling at Simon Fraser University and working in the field as a Suicide Intervention Counsellor. She spent over a decade focused on […]

Running is how I honour Matthew

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Matthew was a skilled athlete, a high level hockey player, and a focused runner. Ten years ago, at the age of 25, Matthew took his life. Sharee Proudfoot is Matthew’s aunt. To honour her nephew’s memory and raise awareness that help is always a call away, Sharee Proudfoot is running to save lives in support […]

Speaking of suicide bereavement

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By Maja Futrell-Frühling Facilitator, Suicide Bereavement Group I became an active advocate and researcher of suicide loss after the passing of my Dad who suicided in 2008. It became clear to me that there was a gap in what we as a society will speak about when it came to death and suicide. ‘Committed suicide’ […]

3 Tips for Prioritizing Your Mental Wellness

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Want to reignite your New Year’s resolutions or jump-start your mental health intentions? Check out these easy tips to prioritize your mental wellness. Make Goal-Setting Incremental.  Anytime you’re setting goals to support mental well-being, there’s almost always a learning curve. Whether you have plans to relax more, eat better or reduce your screen-time, a key […]