Provincial BCSS News

BC Schizophrenia Society (BCSS) Hosts “Lunch and Learn” for Provincial MLAs

BC Schizophrenia Society representatives and supporters hosted an exciting “Lunch and Learn” event October 9th, 2014 for BC MLAs.

Recently retired police chief Jamie Graham, prominent psychiatrist Dr. Bill McEwan, and parents and educators Bill …

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Pre-Christmas Auction Items!


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Free Youth Anti-Stigma Event in Ottawa Nov 16-22 -Register now.

The Mental Health Commission of Canada is hosting a National Youth Anti-Stigma Event, November 16-22, 2014. Students from across Canada, aged 14-17, will be hosted at Encounters with Canada** in Ottawa. The goal of this event is to ignite a national di…

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Caregiver Survey – Please Help

Please click below to take an international survey that includes several European countries. It is important that we provide feedback from as many Canadian family members of people with mental illness as possible. Please take 5 minutes to fill out the …

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Family and consumer Engagement Opportunity

Family and consumer Engagement Opportunity – Segal

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2014 Moving Lives Forward Award Results

BCSS Volunteers part of new RCMP Training Video

From left to right (back row) Tracy, Kim. Front row (left to right) Ashleigh, Mike, Geraldine and Natasha.Taken at the Pacific Training Regional Centre in ChilliwackPicture taken by Francesca Arueyingho
On December 18th at the RCMP Pacific Regional Tra…

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BCSS Partners with Michael Smith Foundation to Support Schizophrenia Research

More than 40,000 British Columbians – roughly one in 100 – are living with schizophrenia, a neurological disorder that distorts the senses and impairs cognition, making it difficult to distinguish what is real from what is not.
According to data co…

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Vancouver urges government to act on untreated mental illness

[Police Chief] Chu and [Mayor] Roberston want 300 secure mental health treatment beds, a hospital crisis centre and better treatment options at provincial housing facilities.

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2011 Moving Lives Forward Scholarship Recipients

Hear What Our Winners are Saying…
“Thank you for the 2011 Moving Lives Forward Scholarship, sponsored by Eli Lilly. Your award allows me to continue my education in a time of severe financial hardship. I am extremely grateful that E…

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