A Medical Officer of Health, Public Health Nurses, designer, evaluator and 2 clients describe the early intervention program designed by Capital Health in collaboration with Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission. A program to help assess drinking habits for people whose use of alcohol is starting to cause problems in their lives.
The Consumer Initiative Fund, Vancouver Community Mental Health Services, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority provide funding for mental health consumers to work with their peers to develop and implement programs. Demonstrates the value of such programs for mental health consumers.
This video provides an overview of some of these projects. For example: Art Studios Bursary; The Consumer Artists Workshops; Community Kitchen; Crisis Fund; Education Fund; Healing Journal Writing Club; Highs & Lows Choir; Sewing Notions; Tardive Dyskinesia Self-Help Group; Drive Pool Club; Evergreen Project;