Supportive homes and communities

Prescribing more than medicine

November 24th, 2014 | Posted by ccsadmin in news & views - (Comments Off)

Marcy-Pro-Circuit-Trainer-pm-4510MARCY® PRO CIRCUIT TRAINER PM-4510

(Still in the box) This item is for sale by the Columbian Centre Society to raise funds to help provide transitional housing and community-based support services adults who have psychiatric disabilities.

The value is $598.99. On Nov. 30 at 12:00 pm, the highest offer will get the Circuit Trainer.  The Circuit Trainer can be picked up or delivered in Nanaimo area on December 1 to December 7.

To make an offer or request more info please contact Tona at Serious offers only please.  Thank you for supporting the Columbian Centre Society.


This week on People First Radio

November 19th, 2014 | Posted by ccsadmin in people first radio - (Comments Off)


VANCOUVER – Use of a popular smoking cessation and depression medication led to 64 hospitalizations — including 22 cases admitted to critical care — last year in B.C., according to the province’s Drug and Poison Information Centre.

The centre handled 95 calls last year about bupropion overdoses, including 22 cases where the wrong dosage was taken, 47 cases of suspected suicide attempts and nine cases of misuse or abuse. There was one death. Burpropion is marketed under the brand names Wellbutrin and Zyban.  Read the rest of this story at Vancouver Sun…

Remembering loved ones lost to suicide

November 17th, 2014 | Posted by ccsadmin in events - (Comments Off)