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;
Mental health [videorecording] : communicating with your doctor : Sandy Lewis and Dr Wayne McDonald
The Media Group, University of British Columbia
1 VHS (8 mins.)
Informed Shared Decision-Making (ISDM)
Sandy Lewis has schizophrenia. Her symptoms have been stabilized with medication. She is coming to terms with her diagnosis and beginning to regain her autonomy. She is concerned her medication is having an impact on her singing career.
The Division of Health Care Communication, UBC, has created numerous instructional and demonstrative videos for students, practitioners and community members. These videos outline Informed and Shared Decision Making, the P.A.C.E- communication framework and 'how to' practice guides.