Mental Health

Anonymous $750,000 donation behind St. Paul's 'HUB' for mental-health and substance-use patients (Dr. Bill MacEwan)

As an overdose and mental-health crisis continues to overwhelm Vancouver’s doctors and first responders, a new service opening this spring is expected to bring some relief.

HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital to transform emergency access, treatment and follow up for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges

HUB marries public and private sector, philanthropy and innovation to better serve vulnerable patients

New addiction and mental health facilities coming St. Paul's hospital (Dr. Bill MacEwan)

St. Paul's Hospital psychiatrist Dr. Bill MacEwan was walking down the street a couple years ago in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, an area where he often worked with patients.

HUB discussed on CBC's On the Coast

Listen to the HUB discussion on CBC's On the Coast.

New HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital to provide treatment and follow up for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges

New HUB at St. Paul’s Hospital to  provide treatment and follow up for people with mental-health and/or substance-use challenges.

North Shore to get ‘one-stop shop’ for youth (Dr. Steve Mathias)

North Vancouver MLAs and members of Vancouver Coastal Health held an official launch for an upcoming youth services centre on the North Shore Thursday, a facility that could potentially help thousands of young people every year, says one MLA.

New youth centre for North Shore launched

A new integrated youth centre to counter mental health and substance abuse was launched on the North Shore on Thursday.

Understanding eating disorders in men and boys (Ali Eberhardt)

Eating disorders don’t discriminate. Registered dietitian Ali Eberhardt and clinical counsellor Kevin Kokoska look at the struggle young men and boys face with body image and eating disorders and some of the resources available.

Opinion: Care for whole person to address addiction

We applaud Drs. Michael Krausz, Kerry Jang and William McEwan’s practical suggestions in a recent opinion piece to move beyond Band-aid solutions to address the opioid crisis in B.C.

'Let them know why I died' (Dr. Steve Mathias)

The father of a Kelowna teen who took her own life last year is sharing her story in hopes it saves others' lives.

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