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Wellness Recovery Action Plan

BCSS VICTORIA- PEER SUPPORT provides:
WELLNESS RECOVERY ACTION PLAN “WRAP”

Registration for the next program now being taken…
Offered by trained peers 1:1 with group option coming soon!
An evidenced based self-management and recovery system developed by a group of people who had mental health difficulties and who were struggling to incorporate wellness tools and strategies into their lives. WRAP is designed to:

-Decrease and prevent intrusive or troubling feelings and behaviors
-Increase personal empowerment
-Improve quality of life
-Assist people in achieving their own life goals and dreams
WRAP is a structured system to monitor uncomfortable and distressing feelings and behaviors and, through planned responses, reducing, modifying, or eliminating them. It also includes plans for responses from others when you cannot make decisions, take care of yourself, or keep yourself safe. The person who experiences symptoms is the one who develops their personal WRAP. The person may choose to have supporters and health care professionals help them create their WRAP. WRAP is for: Anyone who wants to create positive change in the way they feel, or increase their enjoyment in life.
People who are using WRAP say: “It helps me feel prepared.”  “I feel better more often and I’m able to improve the overall quality of my life.”

 

A Success: The 12th Annual Hans Fear Memorial “PROHIBITION JAZZ” FUNDRAISER

 The 12th Annual Hans Fear Memorial “PROHIBITION JAZZ” FUNDRAISER:

Was held on Saturday Feb.15th 2014 at the Alix Goolden Hall Music Featuring the local talent of: ~LOUISE ROSE~ ~MAUREEN WASHINGTON~ ~CAPITAL CITY SYNCOPATERS~

Did you know that schizophrenia and related disorders strike youth often as early as 14 years of age? BCSS Victoria is here to help with the latest hope, help and support for families and people with illnesses know recovery is possible! The Jazz event is in held yearly, in memory of Hans, Hanz, Haner, Ghost, names used by family, friends and associates.  To say that Hans touched lives is an understatement.  The Fear Family stated, “As a family we were unaware of his influence until his memorial service”. Afflicted with schizophrenia for at least ten years or probably longer, Hans tried to cope with this illness as best be could.  His feelings came through in his art form, sometimes dark, sometimes funny, dramatic or quaint. Hans had been a great inspiration to many people! Help us invest in recovery! Our annual fundraiser for The Memorial Fund raises money to invest in the recovery goals of people who need a vote of confidence and tangible support to attain education, art/music pursuits and fitness goals. This year we raised $1000 and we accept donations toward the fund throughout the year. – John Fear

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