IN THE LOW

The highs, the lows & all the way arounds. Riding so highshe canbarely see the ground. To the too highs, too lows & too many times around. Hiding in the lowshe'sno where to be found. Kúkwstum̓ckacw / Thank you for reading.

1 in 5 of us is struggling with a mental health or addiction problem.

Thanks to Richard Nott who responded to our post on the Pemberton Community Forum inviting people to advocate for ongoing funding to the province's Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative. Nott did a little background reading on the CAMH and shared these facts. In case you saw the post and mentally filed … Continue reading 1 in 5 of us is struggling with a mental health or addiction problem.

Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative: A Plea for continued funding.

After getting so much interest from our Facebook post earlier in the month, sharing the Pique story about funding to the CYMHSU drying up, we asked Tanya Richman, the local action team's co-chair, to explain what this means, and what we can do about it.  Funding for 64 Local Action Teams across the province who are … Continue reading Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Collaborative: A Plea for continued funding.

Information, food, a wellness app, love: 11am – 3pm outside the Pemberton Valley Supermarket honours Mental Illness Awareness Week

  This week is Mental Illness Awareness Week. Did you know that 1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health problem or illness in a given year? No one should have to feel alone on the road to recovery. And let's face it, most roads are hard to find, without some kind of waymarker, … Continue reading Information, food, a wellness app, love: 11am – 3pm outside the Pemberton Valley Supermarket honours Mental Illness Awareness Week

Why your depressed friend doesn’t need you to send her a link to that article about 7 habits of mentally tough people

Excuse the raw language. But I appreciated the sentiment powerfully enough to overlook it. (Hope you will too.) I have a friend I suspect is struggling with depression. My friend should win an Academy Award. My friend covers it up really really well. I read this article, though, and realised that I have not, for … Continue reading Why your depressed friend doesn’t need you to send her a link to that article about 7 habits of mentally tough people