How can local politicians contain the toxic drug crisis?

How can local politicians contain the toxic drug crisis?

Traci Letts says her 30-year-old son might not have moved out of their family home in Langley had there been an overdose prevention site in town. Announcements, events and more from Tyee and select partners Send us your late dinner stories What role have these places played in your life? Share your stories with The … Read more

He gives me talking points for when we’re in bed

He gives me talking points for when we’re in bed

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 30 years. Our marriage has been happy. My husband supports me in everything. Our problems come to the fore in the bedroom. A few years ago, he wanted to add “spice” to our relationship with a threesome. I agreed to try it if it would make him happy. … Read more

Here’s What Happens When Friends Heal Together

Here’s What Happens When Friends Heal Together

For Premala Matthen and Nic Wayara, what makes their friendship special is also what brings success to their social change work. Whether it’s bonding over their astrological signs or co-hosting Seen, their podcast on healing through personal and collective transformation, one thing is always at the heart of it all — giving each other the … Read more

NYC Kids Seek Therapy After Exposure to Vagrants and Addicts

NYC Kids Seek Therapy After Exposure to Vagrants and Addicts

New York City schoolchildren are losing their minds over the sunken drug addicts and raging bums they encounter every day — and flock to therapists to find ways to deal with the stress, The Post has learned. In neighborhoods like Hell’s Kitchen, “many” children are now in therapy, according to mother Katie Hamill, 43, whose … Read more

For my father, who should have lived

For my father, who should have lived

October 10, 2020 – World Mental Health Day – my father, Glen Fawkes, died by suicide on a highway bridge north of Nanaimo. His death came just 19 days after he was released from the Psychiatric Emergency Services of the Royal Jubilee Hospital, where he had been involuntarily detained and released under the Mental Health … Read more

Why we need a ‘prosocial’ revolution

Why we need a ‘prosocial’ revolution

The British Medical Journal The Lancet recently published a new report from its committee on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. That response, the commission concludes, “has been nothing short of a massive global failure — a failure of rationality, transparency, standards of public health practice, operational coordination and international solidarity.” Announcements, events and more … Read more

‘Good air means everything’ in schools

‘Good air means everything’ in schools

A group of Vancouver parents wants to know if federal pandemic funding for ventilation improvements means they can breathe easier about their school’s indoor air quality. Announcements, events and more from Tyee and select partners Come to our launch of Geoff Dembicki’s ‘The Petroleum Papers’ It is one of the ‘most anticipated’ books of the … Read more

He lied to me but I want to save our friendship

He gives me talking points for when we’re in bed

DEAR ABBY: I’ve known my friend “Aaron” since first grade. Our relationship has not been the same since the outbreak of COVID. He hardly ever interacts with me unless it’s on social media. He refuses to meet anyone or leave his house. It has not been easy for him because he lives alone. He used … Read more