Welcome to Spotlight on Mental Health

This peer-run site is for people who use mental health and substance use services and their friends, families and supporters.

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The Consumer Involvement and Initiatives is an umbrella program that amplifies the consumer/peer or service user voice within Vancouver Community Mental Health and Substance Use Services, Vancouver Coastal Health.

Consumer Involvement: Refers to the participation of consumers in various activities such as research, representation on boards and committees, strategic development, and general employment opportunities, aimed at engaging them in the organization’s operations.

Consumer Initiatives: Refers to a range of services and programs that are designed and led by consumers/peers, aimed at providing creative opportunities to support recovery and encourage individuals to explore activities that promote wellness.

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