BC Schizophrenia Society has been carefully monitoring the progression of the virus and closely following the advice of Canada’s public health authorities. As the virus continues to spread in communities across Canada and BC, we made the difficult, but important decision to suspend until further notice all face-to-face programs and services including Strengthening Families Together […]
For more than 10 years, ReachOut Psychosis has been touring British Columbia using music, comedy, personal testimony, and medical research to teach high-school-aged youth about psychosis. The team is currently touring the Kamloops region, and are looking forward to visiting Haida Gwaii, Northern BC, and the Kootenays before the end of the school year. Thanks to a […]
The Board, staff, and volunteers at BC Schizophrenia Society and BC Schizophrenia Society Powell River Branch are saddened to hear about the recent passing of Daryl Smith – husband, father, and grandfather. We send our heartfelt condolences to his wife Doreen and their family. Daryl was instrumental in the social fabric of Powell River, he supported […]
An upcoming three-day workshop on action-based cognitive remediation. By the end, participants will receive all the training they require to offer groups for participants with serious mental illness. Limited spots are available. Register today. Details are below.
“Since January 2012, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have participated in the Crisis Intervention and De-escalation course developed by the British Columbia Police Services Division. This course provides all police officers in BC more education about mental health and police responsibilities. It also provides effective communication techniques & strategies for people in crisis, including those […]