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Hear how others have lived their journey with mental health recovery.

You Can't Ask That!

You Can't Ask That!

Adria is a confident person who is not afraid to speak her mind. She feels strongly that it is important for her to share the challenges that she lives with in order to help break the stigma that surrounds them.
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Pandemic Produces New Perspective

Pandemic Produces New Perspective

To say that the global pandemic has impacted all our lives is perhaps an understatement. While each person’s experience with COVID19 is different, it is clear that people living with mental health challenges have struggled with the impact that the pandemic has had on our lives.
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Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

Brian Kroeker is a calm, confident, caring person. He brings these characteristics to all that he does, including his various roles at Communitas Supportive Care Society, where he has worked for 6 years.
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Creative Solutions in a Time of Crisis

Creative Solutions in a Time of Crisis

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all of society including the way many organizations are delivering essential services.
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Communitas Receives Bell Let's Talk Grant

Communitas Receives Bell Let's Talk Grant

When you’re living with mental health challenges, it’s important to find people who understand and support you. Thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund, Communitas is pleased to expand two supports to people in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, and Mission that can help them on the journey towards mental wellness.
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Coming Back to Self

Coming Back to Self

Ryan recently made a life-changing goal: to get out of the house, once a day. It seems like such a small, simple thing but for Ryan, it has made an enormous difference in his mental wellness.
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Moving from Despair to Hope

Moving from Despair to Hope

Adria is living a good life. She is working full-time, enjoys artistic endeavours like painting and poetry, and she has healthy relationships. It’s a far different life than what she was living just six years ago when mental illness took its toll.
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Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Barbara knows first-hand what it means to live with a physical disability and mental health challenges. As a Peer Support Worker, she shares her journey with others.
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