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Giving Back Warms The Hearts And Minds Of Our Community

Have you ever heard of the term, “no wrong door”? It refers to the notion that regardless of which door a patient enters into the healthcare system, they will receive access to the appropriate care, where and when they need it. I’m passionate about how people access healthcare and, in particular, mental healthcare in our province and how we can make those pathways to care better – through improved system navigation, collaboration, early intervention, prevention, and timely care.

Radio Host Dials Up Support For Mental Health At The 7th Annual Miracle Garden Party

Local broadcaster Greg Mackling is well-known to Manitobans as a warm and friendly co-host on 680 CJOB’s The Start. Mackling spends his weekday mornings sharing the stories of our community, but it is his own personal journey of living with a mental health issue that he is now sharing with the hope of helping others.

Your Support Lights The Way

As we approach the end of a cold winter, I find myself feeling thankful for the warmth of our community. I am in awe of the kind and caring spirit I have found in supporters like you since joining the Victoria Hospital Foundation family last year.

Innovative Feedback Kiosks Help Improve Care At The Touch Of A Button

Patients and families can easily share their thoughts and feelings at the touch of a button thanks to new real-time feedback kiosks at Victoria Hospital and ACCESS Fort Garry. Our investment in these innovative devices was made possible thanks to the generosity of our supporters.

New Research To Improve Care For Older Adults Living With Mental Health Concerns

Mood disorders such as anxiety and depression are very common, with an estimated 23 per cent of Manitobans being affected according to a report from the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy. The majority of people with diagnosable mental health disorders do not seek treatment, with older adults being especially unlikely to seek treatment.