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Lower Mainland sites | Beyond the Blues 2019

Coquitlam

  • October 8 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Douglas College, Main A/B atrium on 1st floor (1250 Pinetree Way)

  • Stress Reducing Activities, Meditation Corner, Therapy Dogs, Refreshments
  • Education + all mental health and risky drinking or substance use screen

  • Targeted to college students but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Anna Schachner (Douglas College) 604-527-5072


New Westminster

  • October 10 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Douglas College, Main Campus Concourse - 2nd floor (700 Royal Avenue)

  • Stress Reducing Activities, Meditation Corner, Therapy Dogs, Refreshments
  • Education + all mental health and risky drinking or substance use screen

  • Targeted to college students but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Anna Schachner (Douglas College) 604-527-5072


North Vancouver

  • October 11 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

  • North Vancouver City Library, main floor lobby (120 West 14th Street)

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

  • Open to anyone

  • Claire Ramsfield and Maria Watson (Canadian Mental Health Association, North and West Vancouver Branch) 778-866-2408


 Richmond

  • October 8 | Lunch break

  • McMath Secondary School, Cafeteria (4251 Garry Street)

  • Targeted to high school students but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Open to anyone

  • Joy Hung (Vancouver Coastal Health - Child Adolescent Program) 604-207-2511


 Richmond

  • October 8 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Richmond Hospital, Ralph Fisher Auditorium on the ground floor (7000 Westminster Hwy.)

  • Free film & discussion event that aims to introduce the public to small changes that can be made to rewire the brain for mental wellness

  • Education-only

  • Open to anyone

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


 Richmond

  • October 10 | 7:00pm - 8:30pm

  • Richmond Public Library, Kids Place Room, 1st floor (100 - 7700 Minoru Gate)

  • Title of presentation: Music Therapy & Mental Health

    • Learn how music can be used in an intentional and purposeful way to improve your mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual health. Led by a certified music therapist

    • Details: yourlibrary.ca/events or call 604-231-6413

  • Education-only

  • Open to anyone

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


 Richmond

  • October 11 | 10:30am - 12:00pm

  • Richmond Public Library, 2nd Floor Program Room (100 - 7700 Minoru Gate)

  • Title of presentation: Understanding Mental Illness (in Mandarin)

    • The purpose of the workshop is to provide the appropriate information to help the general public understand the mental disorders and to remove the associated stigmas

    • Details: yourlibrary.ca/events or call 604-231-6413

  • Education-only

  • Open to anyone

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


 Richmond

  • October 11 | 1:00pm - 2:30pm

  • Richmond Public Library, 2nd Floor Program Room (100 - 7700 Minoru Gate )

  • Mental Wellness & Self Care: Learn about self-care strategies you can use to help with common mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression.

  • Education-only

  • Targeted to 55+ seniors but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

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


 Richmond

  • October 16 | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  • Richmond Hospital, Ralph Fisher Auditorium on the ground floor (7000 Westminster Hwy.)

  • Title of presentation: Resilience; the biology of stress & the science of hope

  • Education-only

  • Open to anyone

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


Surrey

  • October 10 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • SFU, Surrey Campus, Atrium (250-13450 102 Ave.)

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

  • Targeted to SFU students but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

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


Surrey

  • October 13 | 10:00am - 2:00pm

  • Dashmesh Darbar Sikh Temple, area next to the main entrance (8768 162nd Street)

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

  • Open to anyone

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


Surrey

  • October 23 | 11:30am - 4:00pm

  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey Campus, Spruce Building First Floor (12666 72 Ave.)

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

  • Targeted to university students but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Kiran Natt (Kwantlen Student Association) 778-245-4347


Vancouver

  • October 1 &2 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

  • Sir Winston Churchill Secondary, area beside the cafeteria ( 7055 Heather Street)

  • Education-only

  • Targeted to students and staff in the school but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

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


Vancouver

  • October 17 | 1:30pm - 2:30pm

  • West End Seniors' Network, (1447 Barclay St.)

  • Education-only

  • Targeted to older adults but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Contact: Kaitlin Hong Tai (West End Seniors' Network) 604-669-5051


Vancouver

  • October 23 | 11:00am - 3:00pm

  • Hillcrest Community Centre, upstairs in games room (4575 Clancy Loranger Way)

  • Tea and cookies provided

  • Education-only

  • Open to anyone

  • Contact: Frances Affleck (UBC School of Nursing) 604- 868-1678


Vancouver

  • November 5 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

  • Vancouver Community College, main campus, 2nd floor foyer in front of VCC library (250 West Pender St.)

  • Education-only

  • Targeted to college students and staff but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Contact: Cindy Sestak (Vancouver Community College) 604-871-7000 ext. 8458


Vancouver

  • November 7 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

  • Hillcrest Community Centre, lobby (4575 Clancy Loranger Way)

  • Education-only

  • Open to anyone

  • Contact: Frances Affleck (UBC School of Nursing) 604- 868-1678


Vancouver

  • November 7 | 11:00am - 1:00pm

  • Vancouver Community College, Broadway campus, building A, 4th floor event space (1155 East Broadway)

  • Education-only

  • Targeted to college students and staff but anyone can attend from the community if they wish

  • Contact: Phoebe Chan (Vancouver Community College) 604-871-7000 ext 7137


Burnaby

  • October 1

  • BCIT Burnaby Campus s

  • Education-only

  • Open only to BCIT university students

  • Contact: Kelsey Nikl (BCIT Student Association)  604-432-8549


Burnaby

  • October 24

  • Edmonds Community Centre

  • Education only

  • Open only to pre-selected high school students

  • Contact: Jessica Gill and Suzanne Vardy (Burnaby School District) 778-875-6526


Delta

  • October 22

  • BCIT Aerospace Campus

  • Education only

  • Open only to BCIT university students

  • Contact: Kelsey Nikl (BCIT Student Association)  604-432-8549


North Vancouver

  • October 22

  • Capilano University

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

  • Open only to Capilano University students and employees

  • Contact: Student affairs office 604-986-1911


North Vancouver

  • October 25

  • BCIT Marine Campus

  • Education-only

  • Open only to BCIT university students

  • Contact: Kelsey Nikl (BCIT Student Association)  604-432-8549


North Vancouver

  • November 1

  • North Shore Multi Cultural Society

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

  • Open to immigrant women only

  • Contact: Sue Foster (UBC School of Nursing)  604-827-2805


Vancouver

  • September 30

  • BCIT Downtown Campus

  • Education-only

  • Open only to BCIT university students

  • Contact: Kelsey Nikl (BCIT Student Association)  604-432-8549


Vancouver

  • October 17

  • West End Seniors' Network, Barclay Manor

  • Education-only

  • Open only to older adults

  • Contact: Kaitlin Hong Tai (West End Seniors' Network)  604- 669-5051


West Vancouver

  • October 25

  • West Vancouver Community Centre

  • Education-only

  • Open only to after-school youth in the community

  • Contact: Sue Foster (UBC School of Nursing) 604-827-2805


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