Addictions, mental health meetings next week

  • Jun. 18, 2007 5:00 p.m.

Submitted article–Northern Health is seeking feedback from islanders on addictions and mental health.
The group is holding community meetings in Old Massett and Masset on Tuesday June 26 and in Skidegate Wednesday June 27.
“We appreciated the feedback that we received from our first consultation in 2004 and look forward to hearing from Northern BC residents once again,” said Jeff Burghardt, Board Chair. “We’ll use the
information gathered to support our strategic planning process and help
determine addictions and mental health service priorities for the
The meetings will focus on several broad questions about addictions and mental health care in Northern communities, including:
* What do you think of the current addictions and mental health services
and supports in your community and across the north?
* How can community groups, agencies, organizations, and NH better work
with each other to support people living with addictions and/or mental
health issues?
* How can families, friends, and other caring individuals support those living with addictions and mental illness?

Just Posted

Painting her way home

Janine Gibbons talks about all she learned illustrating Haida and Tlingit story books

Haida Gwaii gets top spot in The World

It was already a nice Christmas present, but Keith Moore was really… Continue reading

McNeill fined again for illegal fishing

A local man with a long history of poaching has been convicted… Continue reading

Old Massett taps grassroots for community plan

Over coffee, kitchen tables, and community dinners, Old Massett is taking a… Continue reading

Subsea internet cable to link up Haida Gwaii

Cable to connect Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, Vancouver Island, Sunshine Coast with mainland network

Testing the Google Arts & Culture app

Going face to face with art

VIDEO: Fuel truck and train collide in B.C. causing massive fire

More emergency crews are still arriving on scene of a massive fire at the Port Coquitlam rail yard.

Back to work: U.S. government shutdown ends after Democrats relent

Short-term spending measure means both sides could see another shutdown stalemate in three weeks

Man lives despite malfunctioning defibrillator at B.C. arena

A middle-aged man went into cardiac arrest after at game at Pitt Meadows Arena last Wednesday.

Cause of Northern B.C. seaplane crash released

TSB releases report on seaplane crash during a water landing in 2016 near First Nations community

Vancouver police crack down on pop-up pot vendors

Officers raided merchants’ tables on Robson Square late Sunday

Bell Media, NFL take appeal over Super Bowl ad rules to top court

At issue is a ban on substituting American ads with Canadian ones during the game’s broadcast

Crown seeks 4.5 years jail for B.C. woman convicted of counselling tax evasion

Debbie Anderson the latest from group to face jail for teaching debunked ‘natural person’ theory

UPDATE: Brother of B.C. teen killed by stray bullet says the death left a void

Alfred Wong, 15, was gunned down in Vancouver while on his way home from dinner with his family

Most Read