Structured as a mental-health review board hearing, the dynamically yet sensitively performed show is a comic breakdown of how she became "certified" eight times.
With blunt honesty, relatable humour, and a journalist’s insatiable curiosity, the Toronto-based author investigates our best attempts to treat mental illness.
VPD apprehensions under the B.C. Mental Health Act are no longer rising but haven't declined either, calling into question authorities' use of involuntary care.
You can feel her heartbeat on every page, whether she’s writing about city animals or mental health, chronic illness or sexism in the local standup-comedy scene.
The film, which receives its Canadian premier October 7, takes viewers inside a network of underground healers, sharing news of a promising if controversial treatment for problematic drug use.
The film follows Qian Hui Deng and Xue Mei Li after receiving notice that their son has committed suicide
The city is working with Vancouver Coastal Health and other experts to deter self-harm on the crossing.
The study's senior author was associate professor of psychology Frances Chen and the lead author was postdoctoral fellow Christine Anderl.
Tribunal says it is likely that the yoga studio could prove that the man was harassing its staff.
Measures include higher income assistance for residents and improved regulations to enhance public confidence.
A standoff between police and a man who was making threats early this morning in Gastown ended in an arrest.
“It's not our normal day-to-day life to go through chemotherapy,” she explained. “It upsets the apple cart of your life story, actually."