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New home for Richmond Mental Health & Substance Use

After nearly two years of planning and hard work, Richmond Mental Health and Substance Use services and the Richmond Consumer and Friends Society (RCFC) are moving into their new home this weekend at #210-7671 Alderbridge Way.

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Strengthening relationships with clients key for Bella Bella Nurse Practitioner Melissa Housty

“Although it is clients who decide whether they are provided with culturally safe care, it is a highlight of my practice when clients feel empowered and engaged by their healthcare encounter.”

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Integrating North Shore Youth Eating Disorders into Foundry North Shore “a positive for clients and their families”

Program serves youth on the North Shore, Bowen Island, Sunshine Coast, Powell River and along the Sea to Sky corridor.

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Richmond to open its first CHC

VCH Richmond’s first Community Health Centre could be operational by late 2018. The city centre site on Alderbridge Way will increase VCH Richmond’s ability to bring complimentary programs and services together under one roof.

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“I couldn’t have chosen a better profession”

(VIDEO) Meet three nurse practitioners (and one dog) who find caring for residents both rewarding and life-affirming.

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Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) Update

After being temporarily assigned to help with the overdose crisis the Mobile Medical Unit’s (MMU) deployment on the Downtown Eastside (DTES) is ending.

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Influence of Partner Advisors grows in Richmond MHSU

VCH Richmond marks Mental Health Week, May 1 to 7, with a record number of Patient Advisors now embedded into Mental Health and Substance Use services and programs. The milestone underscores the Richmond MHSU core value that clients and families have a critical role to play in planning, evaluating and delivering services.

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Powell River nurse practitioner Erin Berukoff is helping to empower patients

I love seeing the pumped reaction of patients when they’ve made small changes and can see the positive results.

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“She’s like a daughter to me”

In the West End, seniors are living better, longer, in their own homes with the help of Jo Birdsall, nurse practitioner and honorary daughter to grateful patients.

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Public Health and Primary Care join forces at Foundry North Shore

‘There isn’t a place that envelopes everything like Foundry will.’

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