The Means to Cope


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Employment – Provincial Office – Digital Specialist (10 hours/week)

Are you a whiz at websites and know understand SEOs, AdWords and social media? Take a look at our part-time digital specialist posting, you might be who we are looking for to fill this position. Deadline for applications: Monday, May 1, 2017 at 4:30pm.

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Employment – Fraser Valley Regional Manager

Help lead BCSS’ Fraser Region Team of Educators as they act as a liaison between families (supporting a loved one living with a severe and persistent mental illness) and the mental health system; and organize and facilitate workshops and educational programs for families and the public. Deadline for applications: Friday, May 5, 2017 at 4:30pm.

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Employment – Regional Educator- Fraser North Region

Want to join BCSS’ Fraser Region Team? We’re looking for someone who can understand what families endure and face when they are supporting a loved one living with a serious and persistent mental illness. The ideal candidate will be providing on the ground support, organizing workshops and educational programs for the public, while being the liaison between families and the …

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Call for Art Submissions

Call for Art Submissions

Are you a visual artist, musician, poet or writer? If so, we want you! We are looking for talented artists in the community to take part in an art exhibition presented by B.C. Schizophrenia Society to celebrate National Schizophrenia & Psychosis Awareness Day. Our emphasis will be on creating a day to end stigma surrounding these brain disorders by showcasing …

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JOIN THE BCSS RUNNING TEAM!

JOIN THE BCSS RUNNING TEAM!

Need a reason to train? Run for B.C. Schizophrenia Society in the BMO Vancouver Marathon! Sign up today for a 8, 21 or 42 km run on Sunday, May 7, 2017; and ask your friends to donate in support of your efforts.

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Wills and Trusts Seminars

B.C. Schizophrenia Society’s Wills and Trusts Seminars are held in the Spring and Fall of each year and cover topics such as: Wills & Estate Planning, Discretionary Trusts, Non-Discretionary Trusts, Registered Disability Savings Plans. Next session is Thursday, May 18, 2017. Register today!

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Funding announcement

On National Schizophrenia Day, Tuesday, May 24, Health Minister Terry Lake announced that the B.C. Ministry of Health will be providing B.C. Schizophrenia Society (BCSS) a total of $3 million funding over the next five years. This generous funding will help BCSS meet our mandate of providing support and education to families and their ill relatives suffering from schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses; increase public awareness and understanding of mental illness; advocate on behalf of families and people with serious mental illness for improved services; and promote research into the causes, treatment, and ultimate cure of schizophrenia. [More]