Covenant House Vancouver and the Inner City Youth Mental Health Project (ICYMHP) Featured on CTV

Reducing Mental Health Stigma is Everyone’s Job

Please watch the video below made in memory of Jack Windeler ( This is an amazing project aimed at reducing stigma around mental health issues and educating people on how to look for signs of mental health distress in young ... Read more

Kristy HayterSeptember 21, 2011

Teens and Mental Health

I wanted to share an interesting article from The Tyee about mental health screening for teens. The piece is written by Alan Cassels and looks at the pros and cons of screening teens for mental illness. It is worth a ... Read more

Kristy HayterJuly 26, 2011

Mental health from an emotional and economic perspective

I’ve come across two interesting articles on mental health this week:  one that explores a mother’s frustration with the “system” and the “parents to blame game” and one that talks about the financial impact mental illness has on  businesses in ... Read more

Michelle ClausiusSeptember 09, 2010

Shedding the stigma of mental illness

One of Vancouver's most popular bloggers, Raul Pacheco, and his friend and follow blogger, Isabella Mori, organize "Mental Health Camp". Raul has written a great piece about mental health and how every one of us can suffer from a mental ... Read more

Michelle ClausiusJune 08, 2010

The value of mental health

Kevin Takahashi and Alex Lau from RBC Financial presented Krista Thompson, Executive Director of Covenant House Vancouver with a donation of $40,000 to help fund Covenant House's Mental Health Program. This donation of $40,000 will help to ensure that our ... Read more

Michelle ClausiusMay 11, 2010

Covenant House Wins award for mental health program

Covenant House Vancouver and the Inner City Youth Mental Health Project (ICYMHP) were recently recognized nationally by the National Eva's Innovation Award, generously sponsored by CIBC. Covenant House Vancouver was chosen as one of three award winners out of 31 ... Read more

Michelle ClausiusMay 04, 2010