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New Community Training Dates Added for March!

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  ASIST is an internationally recognized two-day workshop developed by Living Works Education. Using multi-media presentations, this two-day practice-oriented training builds skills and confidence in suicide intervention. Certificate and participant materials provided. Upcoming dates: March 13  & 14, March 27 & 28, April 20 & 21, June 3 & 4, June 28 & 29.  More […]

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Join us in the Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5K

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We are participating as a charity partner in the 2017 Scotiabank Half Marathon and 5K in Vancouver.  By choosing to register with our team and helping us fundraise, you receive the lowest registration price not available to the public! To join our team, follow these easy steps: Register at http://www.vancouverhalf.com Join our team by selecting […]

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Collecting Old Shoes for a Suicide Prevention Art Exhibit!

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We are collecting 500 pairs of shoes for a temporary art installation for World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th.  500 signifies the approximate number of British Columbians who die by suicide each year. If you have some old pairs lying around your home, we could use them!  You can drop them off at the […]

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New Suicide Loss Support Group

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The BC Bereavement Helpline and the Crisis Centre are hosting a grief support group for those who have been bereaved by suicide. Being with others who have experienced a similar loss has proven to break isolation and create long-term networks of support. Suicide loss can be a unique and complicated grief.  Jude Platzer, one of […]

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Suicide to Hope: Training for Counsellors and Professional Helpers

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The Crisis Centre is pleased to offer this new training program that aids growth and recovery for people previously at risk and currently safe from suicide.  This workshop’s goal is to strengthen hope by increasing the ability of helpers to hear, understand and work with the wants and needs of persons recovering from and growing […]

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