News

Wanting the best for our youth

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: News|

Whether or not we have children of our own, we all have a vested interest in the next generation.  If nothing else, who doesn’t want someone capable running our society when we’re in our 90s [...]

What British Columbians Really Think

By |December 29th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy, News|

Our Board, staff and advisors all appreciate how important -and difficult- it is to talk about addictions. It is important because it impacts so many of us, directly, or indirectly. And it is difficult because [...]

Engaging with the fentanyl crisis

By |November 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|

Why more of us need to engage with the fentanyl crisis- and how we can. Harms from fentanyl in our province continue to mount.  This is a frightening problem.  It doesn't just harm those [...]

How Prescription Heroin Helps Our Healthcare System

By |September 12th, 2016|Categories: News, Successes|

Late last week Health Canada quietly removed a federal prohibition on prescription heroin. This means hospitals and hospital outreach facilities can once again legally prescribe heroin.  Of course, this can only happen, under controlled settings [...]

What Should Keep British Columbians Up at Night

By |August 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

What keeps you up at night?  For me, it’s the discomfort of neglecting something important but complicated.  When sleep won’t turn off the thought, I write it down, and place it somewhere prominent.  Perhaps it’s [...]

How InnerChange Could Help You Get a Rose

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: Current, Initiatives, News|

Very few people are willing to admit they have ever watched the TV franchise The Bachelor / Bachelorette, but it remains one of the most popular shows on cable.  The premise is that one person [...]