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  1. Cross-cultural Mental Health and Substance Use

    [Info Sheet]

    Our communities are culturally diverse. We know that mental health and substance use problems affect everyone, regardless of their background, culture or ethnicity, but current mental health and substance use services may not be able to respond to the div ...

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  2. Visions- Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees

    [Visions Article]

    PDF Version Immigrants and refugees face numerous challenges when they arrive in Canada, and older adults in particular may face additional hardships as they cope with the personal, family and society changes that affect mental health. Older adult immigra ...

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  3. Editor's Message: Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees

    [Visions Article]

    About one in four British Columbians is from a visible minority and most immigrated to Canada in the last 15 years. So I’m really delighted that Visions is covering the important and relevant topic of immigrants and refugees. But the only way to cover it ...

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  4. Older Adult Immigrants and Refugees Resources

    [Visions Article]

    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources ...

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  5. Visions- Culture

    [Visions Article]

    Culture can be any group’s shared values or beliefs, whether the group is linked by ethnicity, age, gender, life experiences, and all of the places in between. Culture is reflected in everything from how we act to what our media tells us. People have many ...

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  6. Within Sight: Issue 1

      Read more from Within Sight In this issue Welcome to the first issue of WithinSight: mental health + substance use resources for multicultural communities! WithinSight features BC resources about mental health, well-being, alcohol use and other drug use ...

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  7. Within Sight

    mental health + substance use resources for multicultural communities Sign up for Within Sight Sign up for Within Sight to receive the enewsletter quarterly. Share your resources Let us know about your resources, services, agencies, publications or events ...

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  8. Within Sight: Issue 2

      Read more from Within Sight In this issue: HeretoHelp spotlight We’ve added 23 new child and youth fact sheets in both Traditional and Simplified Chinese. A few of the topics include Helping Your Child Face Fears, Mental Disorders in Children and Youth, ...

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  9. Within Sight: Issue 3

      Read more from Within Sight In this issue Accessing the legal system can be complex and challenging at the best of times. People living with mental illness, people who aren’t familiar with the Canadian legal system and people who face culture or languag ...

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  10. Within Sight: Issue 4

      Read more from Within Sight In this issue From infants to teenagers, children’s mental health matters. But a child does not develop in isolation: family, community and society may be risk factors or protective factors in that child’s development. In thi ...

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