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Because your voice matters.

RSVP: Emergency Department Mental Health and Substance Use Best Practice Guidelines

  • Criteria points: Comfortable sharing their mental health or substance use experience with a small group of Nursing students and Interior Health Executive Director and MHSU staff. Previous experience in an emergency department for a mental health or substance use (MHSU) reason.
  • The BC Patient Safety & Quality Council will collect personal information via Word Press under section 26 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purposes of operating the Patient Voices Network. Personal Information submitted by volunteers will be saved and stored on file by BCPSQC for 5-10 years upon submission. If you have any questions about the collection of your personal information please contact: Ben Ridout, Director of Patient and Public Engagement, 201-750 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC, at 604-668-8211.

From Our Community

Ovey Yeung

Patient Partner, Vancouver

Ovey Yeung

Being involved in the Patient Voices Network has broadened my understanding of the system and helped me empathize with health care challenges and limitations. What matters to me is to walk away feeling that my experience matters, that I matter!