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What`s happening with New View and the Community

Bell Lets Talk Day Around the Corner

In recognition of Bell Lets Talk Day New View would like to share a writing piece and artwork from one of our very talented members. We hope you enjoy and don’t forget to ignite the conversation on Wednesday, Jan 29th, 2020 and join us in bringing awareness to our communities. To further support this initiative by Bell check out https://letstalk.bell.ca/en/ New View will be live on location Wednesday, Jan 29th, 2020 from 830am – 3pm in our communities to be part of the change and ignite the conversation Locations: Waves at Shaughnessy in Port Coquitlam & Waves at Westwood in Coquitlam Let’s Talk January 29th is Bell Let’s Talk day. It’s a day dedicated to mental health awareness and mental health initiatives in Canada. And it’s an important day, whether you live with mental illness or not. Mental health challenges are one of the biggest issues facing young adults and youth today. And the number of people being affected is only continuing to rise. Stigma is perhaps the biggest barrier to a societal acceptance of mental illness and addiction. Stigma is also one of the biggest barriers to seeking help. Not so long ago, stigma was prevalent in society. People generally held attitudes of distrust and contempt towards individuals living with mental illness. Nowadays, these attitudes have shifted. However, stigma remains. Open forum discussion is one of the most effective ways to raise awareness of mental health concerns. Yet, even today, society is reluctant to speak openly on this topic. It’s still taboo. It remains an issue that is swept under the rug, and is spoken about behind closed doors.... read more

New View Society is Just Singin’ Round on March 3, 2020!

                                                  Synergy Collective Society presents Just Singin’ Round – a unique showcase benefiting New View Society. Come experience an evening of musical magic featuring some of Canada’s most talented singer/songwriters, and share a meal with the New View Family. Support New View in supporting some of the Tri-Cities’ most vulnerable. When: 6pm-10pm Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Where: Vancouver Rowing Club, 450 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2 We will be offering a complementary coach (bus) from the Tri-Cities to the venue and back again.  Please let us know if would like to be included on the bus and we will send more details. BUY... read more

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all of our friends near and far. New View celebrated the end of a decade by rolling out the red carpet and dancing the night away. The evening was full of memorable moments and many we will continue to laugh about for years to come. To see what we might be up to in 2020 check out the latest calendar, and if you have question feel free to reach out.                   Wishing you all an adventurous and wonderful 2020 The New View Family January 2020... read more

Holiday Festivites have begun

The holiday season has kicked off at Clubhouse! PJ day was a hit, followed by baking up some delicious treats, and jamming out to live Christmas Carols at our annual Holiday Party with Tri Cities Mental Health. To see what else is coming up this month, check out our calendar December 2019... read more

New View Podcast

New View Society recently welcomed students from the University of British Columbia Creative Writing Program’s CRWR 302 class, Writing for Podcast. This applied learning experience was coordinated through the UBC Centre for Community Engaged Learning. In this podcast, the students interview our Clubhouse manager, Chantelle Burga, and a Clubhouse member, Andrew, who talked about his successful journey with New View Society.  He talks about how New View has had a significant influence on his life by helping him to achieve confidence and focus on the skills necessary to reach his personal goals.  ... read more