RBC supports Mental Health care

10 Years of Supporting Mental Health – Thank You, RBC!

CMHA Mental Health Week is May 6-12!

The Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week is May 6-12, 2019. Each May, Canadians in communities, schools, workplaces and the House of Commons rally around CMHA Mental Health Week. Mental health is about more than mental illness: • ... Read more

Kristy HayterMay 06, 2019

Wonderful Walter!

Walter, our therapy dog, is still hard at work here at Covenant House Vancouver. Each day he assists Jesse, one of our Mental Health Clinicians as he works with our young people. Besides the general soothing effect a dog can have ... Read more

Kristy HayterApril 24, 2019

Sleep Out: Professionals Edition is tonight!

Tonight working professionals and emerging leaders will spend one night sleeping on the street to raise funds to support our mental health and addictions programs. Many of our youth struggle with mental illness, often as a result of trauma they ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 28, 2019

Nicole thanked us for seeing her as who she could be…

I had the opportunity to work with Nicole for a few months at our Crisis Program. She had lost her housing due to complications with her mental health and was struggling with substance use. She had been using to help cope with her mental health symptoms. Nicole constantly expressed her artistic ... Read more

Kristy HayterFebruary 25, 2019

Mental Health and Addictions Supports at Covenant House

Many of our youth living on the streets of Vancouver experience mental health concerns that are often left undiagnosed including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder. Often these youth cope by turning to substance ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 31, 2019

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day!

Help end the stigma around mental illness. It’s easier than you think! Today, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of their ... Read more

Kristy HayterJanuary 30, 2019