Okanagan and Kootenays sites | Beyond the Blues 2017

Beyond the Blues events open to the general public

 Castlegar

  • October 17 | 10am - 3pm

  • Selkirk College, Castlegar campus in The Pit (301 Frank Beinder Way)

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

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

  • Contact: Tami O'Meara (Selkirk College) 250-365-1273


 Enderby

  • October 3 | 4:30 - 6:30pm

  • Splatsin Centre (5775 Old Vernon Rd.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted toward parents of 0-6 year olds as part of the Early Years Fair, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Katrina Hobart (Enderby and Area Early Years Coordinator) 250-463-3541


 Merritt

  • Check back for event details

 Nelson

  • October 18 | 10:30am - 1:30pm

  • Selkirk College, 10th Street Campus in Mary Hall (820 Tenth St.)

  • Education only

  • Contact: Lu Ann Dietrich (Selkirk College) 250-365-3203


 Nelson

  • October 25 | 11:0am - 12:30pm

  • Selkirk College, Silver King Campus in the cafeteria (2001 Silver King Rd.)

  • Education only

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

  • Contact: Lu Ann Dietrich (Selkirk College) 250-365-3203


 Revelstoke

  • December 7 | 12:00-5:00pm

  • Revelstoke Community and Aquatic Centre Auditorium (600 Campbell Ave.)

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

  • Contact: Stacie Byrne (Revelstoke Child and Youth Mental Health and Substance Use Local Action Team) 250-200-0022


 Scotch Creek

  • October 4 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • Scotch Creek Fire Hall (3852 Squilax-Anglemont Hwy.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards the 40+ year old population as part of a health fair, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Corrine Gaskin (North Shuswap Health Centre Society) 250-679-3350


 Sicamous

  • October 13 | 9:30 - 11:30am

  • Parkview Elementary School Gymnasium (05 Parksville St.)

  • Education only

  • Targeted towards parents of 0-6 year olds as part of the Early Years Fair, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Gwyneth Gau (Sicamous & Malakwa Early Childhood Development) ggau@telus.net


 Vernon

  • October 6 | 9am - 1pm

  • Community Futures North Okanagan in the lobby (3105 33rd St.)

  • Education only

  • Contact: Susan Myhre (Canadian Mental Health Association Vernon Branch) 250-542-3114


 Vernon

  • October 31 | 1:00 - 4:00pm

  • Village Green Hotel in the lobby (4801 27th Ave.)

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

  • Targeted towards hotel employees, but open to the general public

  • Contact: Susan Myhre (Canadian Mental Health Association, Vernon Branch) 250-309-3877

 

Beyond the Blues events open to the general public

 Kelowna

  • October 12

  • Okanagan College, Kelowna Campus

  • Education + mental health screens (well-being, depression and/or anxiety) plus door prizes, community tables and colouring

  • Open only to college students

  • Contact: Jolene Black (Okanagan College Students Union) 250-762-5445 ext. 4250


 Penticton

  • September 21

  • Penticton Public Library

  • Education, plus yoga, meditation, info booths, door prizes, and stress ball craft

  • Open only to youth ages 12-24

  • Contact: Lara Harker (The YES Project and the Penticton Public Library) 250-770-7781


 Penticton

  • October 25

  • Okanagan College, Penticton Campus 

  • Education + mental health screens (well-being, depression and/or anxiety) plus door prizes, community tables and colouring

  • Open only to college students

  • Contact: Jolene Black (Okanagan College Students Union) 250-762-5445 ext. 4250


 Salmon Arm

  • November 30

  • Okanagan College, Salmon Arm Campus

  • Education only

  • Open only to Okanagan College students

  • Contact: Susan Cawsey (Okanagan College, Salmon Arm Campus) 250-832-2126


 Vernon

  • October 18

  • Vernon City Hall

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

  • Open only to city hall employees

  • Contact: Susan Myhre (Canadian Mental Health Association, Vernon Branch) 250-309-3877

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