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October 2017

Free

Pinwheel Education Series: Trans* Youth Mental Health

October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (Room P3-306, Mental Health Building #85, BC Children’s Hospital), 4555 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1 Canada
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Trans* youth are more likely to face discrimination, prejudice, and exclusion than their cis youth peers. As a result, trans* youth often face mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, and trauma. Join our panel as they discuss the best ways to support trans* youth through their mental health journey.

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November 2017

Free

Pinwheel Education Series: Depression in Children

November 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (Room P3-306, Mental Health Building #85, BC Children’s Hospital), 4555 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1 Canada
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The Pinwheel Series is a group of free educational events open to anyone in BC. The aim is to provide learning opportunities on key mental health and substance use topics, and host a forum where people can engage in dialogue with experts and persons with lived experience.

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January 2018

Free

Pinwheel Education Series: Indigenous Youth Mental Health

January 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (Room P3-306, Mental Health Building #85, BC Children’s Hospital), 4555 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1 Canada
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The Pinwheel Series is a group of free educational events open to anyone in BC. The aim is to provide learning opportunities on key mental health and substance use topics, and host a forum where people can engage in dialogue with experts and persons with lived experience.

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March 2018

Pinwheel Education Series: Eating Disorders & Substance Use

March 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre (Room P3-306, Mental Health Building #85, BC Children’s Hospital), 4555 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1 Canada
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The Pinwheel Series is a group of free educational events open to anyone in BC. The aim is to provide learning opportunities on key mental health and substance use topics, and host a forum where people can engage in dialogue with experts and persons with lived experience.

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May 2019

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Conceptualizing “patient-oriented” for population health research.

May 23, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
University Hospital of Northern BC (Learning & Development Centre), 1475 Edmonton Street
Prince George, BC V2M 1S2 Canada
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The Brown Bag Lunch series is a joint initiative between Northern Health and UNBC to promote health research in the North. Brown Bag Lunch is a series of free lunchtime seminars taking place the fourth Thursday of every month and features a variety of health research topics and presenters. The presentations are held at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) and available remotely via WebEx. Each luncheon is scheduled for 45 minutes.

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December 2019

Free

Getting to Know Dementia

December 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hillside Seniors Health Centre – Yakimovich Wellness Centre, 1454 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, BC V8T 2B7 Canada
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This introductory session reviews basic information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and the impact of receiving a diagnosis. Participants will learn about the different types of support available throughout the dementia journey, including an introduction to programs and services offered by the Alzheimer Society of BC. This session is only intended for people experiencing early symptoms of dementia, as well as family members or friends who have recently begun supporting a person with dementia. Presenter: Alzheimer Society of BC –…

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January 2020

Free

Life in Long-Term Care

January 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Hillside Seniors Health Centre – Yakimovich Wellness Centre, 1454 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, BC V8T 2B7 Canada
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This session focuses on the process of adjustment after a person with dementia has moved into a long-term care facility. Learn about the changes to your role as a caregiver that this transition can bring, and how to enhance your visits. The session will also review strategies for working effectively with a care team and offer tips for acting as an advocate within a long-term care facility. Presenter: Alzheimer Society of BC – Victoria Resource Centre Location: Yakimovich Wellness Centre at the…

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Free

Grieving Losses During the Dementia Journey

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hillside Seniors Health Centre – Yakimovich Wellness Centre, 1454 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, BC V8T 2B7 Canada
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The dementia journey requires ongoing adjustment to many changes that occur throughout the early, middle and late stages of the disease. Grief is the natural and necessary process to all of these changes that involve loss. This workshop is an opportunity to explore the loss and grief issues of the dementia caregiving experiences. There will be time for participants to consider some suggestions for weathering these losses. Presenter: Alzheimer Society of BC – Victoria Resource Centre Location: Yakimovich Wellness Centre at the…

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Free

Tax Tips for People with Disabilities and Their Families (Central Library)

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch, 350 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B6B1 Canada
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Do you receive disability benefits? Do you need support in filing your taxes? Come to this information session hosted by the Vancouver Public Library and learn more about what you need to know when filing your taxes. Specific topics covered include: Non-Refundable Tax Credits vs. Refundable Tax Credits Disability Tax Credit vs. Medical Expenses Canada Caregiver Credit Child Disability Benefit Amending Your Taxes Tax Relief Presented in partnership with Disability Alliance BC's Tax AID program, which provides free support for people…

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February 2020

Free

Tax Tips for People with Disabilities and Their Families (Renfrew Branch)

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Vancouver Public Library, Renfrew Branch, 2969 East 22nd Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5M 2Y3 Canada
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Do you receive disability benefits? Do you need support in filing your taxes? Come to this information session hosted by the Vancouver Public Library and learn more about what you need to know when filing your taxes. Specific topics covered include: Non-Refundable Tax Credits vs. Refundable Tax Credits Disability Tax Credit vs. Medical Expenses Canada Caregiver Credit Child Disability Benefit Amending Your Taxes Tax Relief Presented in partnership with Disability Alliance BC's Tax AID program, which provides free support for people…

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