Wednesday, 23 September 2009

NetNews September 2009

The September 2009 issue of NetNews (Vol. 4, Issue 3), the e-Newsletter
of the BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Network, is now
available online at

In this Issue:

1. Network News

* Taking it to the Streets: CBR Hub Community Event at Gallery Gachet
* New Data Available from the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Monitoring
* New Training DVDs from the Clinical Research Hub
* BCMHARN - ACCELERATE BC Graduate Research Internships
* New Members of Network Planning and Advisory Committee (NetPAC)

2. National News

* Connections: A New Network for Agencies Serving Women with Substance
* CIHR Launch of PubMed Central Canada (PMC Canada)

3. Funding and Training Opportunities

* Network Travel Bursaries
* Network Seed Grants
* Network Development Funds
* Statistics Canada Professional Workshops

4. Featured Resources

* WHRN Primers on Girls' and Women's Health
* Population Data BC Holdings

5. Upcoming Events

* Wounded Souls and the Vulnerable Self: Trauma and Addiction
* 1st Annual Mind Foundation of BC Research Colloquium
* Open Minds Across Canada - Mental Health Symposium 2009
* Issues of Substance: Pathways and Bridges to Change
* Into the Light: Transforming Mental Health in Canada
* 5th Annual Mental Health and Addiction Research Showcase

Back issues of NetNews are available on our website at

Vanessa Sparrow, MA; MPH
Communications and Research Analyst
BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Network
Tel.: 604-707-6390 l Fax: 604-707-6399

Dog Walker needed for the month of October

From: Smith, Shelagh [VC]
Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 4:55 PM
To: VC MHS Rehab
Subject: Dog Walker needed for the month of October
Hello All,
I am looking for an animal loving, reliable volunteer to walk a very friendly, well trained dog several mornings a week beginning October 1 to roughly the end of October. Sheba's owner is having surgery and will be unable to take the her out during the convalescence period. They live off of Commercial Drive, an easy walk to either McSpadden Park or Trout Lake. Honorarium available.
Please contact me if you would like more information or a have a client(s) who might be interested.
With many thanks,
Shelagh Smith, Occupational Therapist
Grandview-Woodlands Mental Health Team
#300-2250 Commercial Drive,
Vancouver, BC V5N 5P9