Mental Health


Mental Wellness At Christmastime

Fraser Valley – The holidays can be a fun and joyful time for families, but they can also add to stress levels, affect depression and be challenging for people with mental health or substance use issues. Even for children and…




Concerns Over Closure Of Yarrow Mental-Health Home

Yarrow, BC (CKNW/Global) – Residents of a psychiatric home in Yarrow say they are scared and anxious that the facility is set to close. Registered nurse Patrick Newby says 25 people at Mountainview Home are slated to move next summer…


Mental Health Advocate To Receive UFV Honorary Doctorate

Abbotsford/Chilliwack – Ginny Dennehy didn’t plan to be a crusader for mental health. Or to be heading into her golden years watching her friends attend their children’s weddings and becoming grandparents, with no prospect of doing so herself. But after…


New Mental-Health Care Beds Coming To Abbotsford

Abbotsford, BC – Construction is underway for a new 50-bed facility for adults living with mental-health challenges in Abbotsford. The new two-storey development, located at 33134 Marshall Road., will replace 30 beds from the owner-operated Sunrise Special Care Facility that…