Lower Mainland sites | Beyond the Blues 2017

Beyond the Blues events open to the general public

 

 Coquitlam

  • October 12 | 10am - 3pm

  • Douglas College, Coquitlam Campus in the AB Atrium (1250 Pinetree Way)

  • Education + all mental health and risky drinking or substance use screens and mindfullness activities

  • Tageted towards the college community, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Stephanie Haslam (Doulas College Student Engagement Department) 604-527-5072


 Delta

  • October 11 | 5-9pm

  • North Delta Recreation Centre (11415 84 Ave.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards people impacted by the opioid crisis, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Laurie Edmundson (Surrey North Delta Division of Family Practice) 778-968-4538


 Langley

  • October 3 | 2:00 - 4:00pm

  • Langley City Library (20399 Douglas Crescent)

  • Education only

  • Contact: Janet Burden (Langely Mental Health Community Advisory Committee) 604-530-5033


 Langley

  • October 5 | 2:00 - 4:00pm

  • Walnut Grove Library (8889 Walnut Grove Dr.)

  • Education only

  • Contact: Janet Burden (Langely Mental Health Community Advisory Committee) 604-530-5033


 New Westminster

  • October 5 | 10am - 3pm

  • Douglas College concourse (700 Royal Ave.)

  • Education + all mental health and risky drinking or substance use screens

  • Targeted towards the college community, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Stephanie Haslam (Douglas College) 604-527-5072


 Richmond

  • October 5 | 6:30 - 8:30pm

  • Richmond General Hospital in the Ralph Fisher Auditorium on the first floor (7000 Westminster Hwy., on the corner of Westminster Hwy. and Gilbert Rd.)

  • Education—presentation by Dr. Deborah MacNamara: "Resiliency and Bouncing Back from Adversity"

  • Contact: Barbara Fee (Pathways Clubhouse) 604-276-8834


 Richmond

  • October 5 | 12:30 - 1:30pm

  • McNair Secondary School cafeteria (9500 No. 4 Rd.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards high school students, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Joy Hung (Vancouver Coastal Health) 604-207-2511


 Surrey

  • October 4 | 5:30 - 8pm

  • Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.)

  • Education only

  • Contact: Laurie Edmundson (Surrey North Delta Division of Family Practice) 778-968-4538


 Surrey

  • October 12 | time TBA

  • North Surrey Recreation Centre (10275 City Pkwy.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards those impacted by the opioid crisis (service providers, first responders, etc.), but open to the general public

  • Contact: Laurie Edmundson (Surrey North Delta Division of Family Practice) 778-968-4538


 Surrey

  • November 2 | 6:00 - 10:00pm

  • Aria Banquet Hall in the atrium (12350 Pattullo Pl.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards fundraiser particpants, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Gary Thandi (Moving Forward Family Services) 778-321-3054


 Vancouver

  • October 5 | 11am - 1pm

  • Vancouver Community College Downtown Campus (250 W Pender St., entrance at Dunsmuir and Hamilton or across from Victory Square Park)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards the college community, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Cindy Sestak (VCC) 604-871-7000


 Vancouver

  • October 5 | 10am - 2pm

  • Vancouver Community College Broadway Campus Building A , 4th floor across from the elevators (1155 E Broadway)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards the college community, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Phoebe Chan (VCC) 604-871-7000 ext. 7137


 Vancouver

  • October 6 | all day

  • University of BC in the AMS Student Nest (6133 University Blvd.)

  • 7am: Morning Rave—Kickstart your day with a mindfulness activity, followed by an upbeat dance party with 200 of your new friends

  • 10am: Workshops and Talks led by an array of well-known speakers on discussions about partying, mental health, and drugs:

    • The Fun Mindset Workshop—Grassfed Jeff

    • Natural Euphoria and the Endorphin Rush Workshop

    • Drugs and Party Culture Workshop

    • The Philosophy of Partying—Gary Lachance from the Decentralized Dance Party

  • 1pm: Silent Disco—put on some headphones and dancing shoes, and prepare for a rowdy, quiet party with your fellow conference delegates

  • 8pm: Guided Party Tour—see the UBC campus in a new light

  • Contact: Ricardo Bortolon (Alma Mater Society) 604-989-5696

  • Media contact: Jacques Martiquet, 604-989-5696


 Vancouver

  • October 16 | 10:am - 12:00pm

  • Barclay Manor on the main floor in the piano room (1447 Barclay St.)

  • Education + mental health screens (well-being, depression and/or anxiety)

  • Targeted towards seniors but open to the general public

  • Contact: Tasha Lorenzen (West End Seniors' Network) 604-669-5051

 
Beyond the Blues events open only to target groups

 Richmond

  • November 2

  • WorkSafeBC

  • Education + all mental health and risky drinking or substance use screens

  • Open only to WorkSafeBC employees


 Surrey

  • October 25

  • Sikh Academy

  • Education only

  • Open only to parents of Sikh Academy students

  • Contact: Gary Thandi (Moving Forward Family Services) 778-321-3054


 Vancouver

  • October 12

  • Sir Charles Tupper High School

  • Education + mental health screens (well-being, depression and/or anxiety)

  • Open only to high school students

  • Contact: Lindsay Symonds (Vancouver Coastal Health) 604-709-6407


 Vancouver

  • October 18

  • Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School

  • Education only

  • Open only to high school students and staff

  • Contact: Patricia Brunsdale (Vancouver Coastal Health) 604-321-6151


 Vancouver

  • November 14

  • Notre Dame Regional Secondary School

  • Education only

  • Open only to high school students

  • Contact: Katie Maziarski (Notre Dame Regional Secondary School) 604-255-5454 ext. 2206

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