Posts By: lmoskaleva

A Cup of Tea for the Soul: Sharing stories of grief and love

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Losing a loved one to suicide leaves a disorienting storm of emotions and questions with no answers in its wake; connecting with others who have already navigated the terrain helps. The Crisis Centre of BC’s new program, A Cup of Tea for the Soul, creates new opportunities for community building, connection, and learning for those […]

Better Together: The story of the Kingfisher Bluez annual fundraiser

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Raunie Mae Baker and Tim Clapp wear their hearts on their sleeves. Tim Clapp runs a long standing Vancouver record label, Kingfisher Bluez. Every year around Christmas time, the Kingfisher Bluez musicians and friends of the label host a band showcase – with 100% of the profits going to the Crisis Centre of BC.  “The […]

Introducing MindFlip – An Innovative Mental Health Program for Youth

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            By Stephanie Quon Skills and knowledge are the superpowers we need to help us tackle any of life’s challenges. The Crisis Centre of BC is helping to ensure all youth have access to the mental health knowledge and tools necessary for them to be well and stay well by […]

All of Us Can Help: Response to Mental Health Crisis on Alex Fraser Bridge

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Vancouver, BC – On Monday, January 23rd, the Alex Fraser Bridge, connecting Richmond and New Westminster with North Delta, was shut down due to emergency personnel responding to a person on the bridge experiencing a mental health crisis.  After several hours of negotiation, the person in crisis was returned to safety. However, the Delta Police […]

Online Resilience & Wellness Training Modules

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Wellness for Everyone, Anywhere and at Any Time Over the past few years, the Crisis Centre of BC has had to respond to increased mental health crisis calls and demand for training programs. The high demand is connected to the many issues British Columbians are grappling with: dealing with change and uncertainty, shifting work demands, […]