Media & Press

 

Ginny and Kerry Honoured Citizens of British Columbia
Sunday, June 14, 2015

Ginny and Kerry Dennehy were awarded the Order of British Columbia along with 14 other exceptional civic leaders who have dedicated their lives to their passion and as a result made a significant different to our province, Canada and the World.


Ginny Dennehy awarded Honorary Doctorate of Laws at University of Fraser Valley
Friday, June 12, 2015

Ginny Dennehy awarded Honorary Doctorate of Law at University of Fraser Valley for her years of dedication to improving the landscape of youth mental health in Canada and working to remove the stigma of mental illness. To be chosen as an Honourary Doctorate is the highest honour bestowed on an individual. Ginny is a person who has distinguished herself in terms of service, living the values of the University of Fraser Valley, in hopes of inspiring the graduates as they move forward in their lives.


Kelty On-Line Therapy - Making PTSD treatment accessible
Friday, April 17, 2015

Innovative program hopes to make PTSD therapy easily accessible to first responders. "The real tragedy is that we are not reaching everyone who would benefit from the treatments that work," says Dr. Christine Korol, a Vancouver psychologist who's spearheading an innovative project that will make a proven PTSD therapy program easily accessible online.


Ride Away Stigma
Sunday, July 13, 2014

Danielle Berman is cycling from Vancouver to Hamilton this summer to encourage open discussion on mental health and illness and help remove the associated stigma. To read more about her journey or to get involved or support please connect to her website.


Bringing Mental Illness into the Light
Friday, March 28, 2014

"Here and Now" was founded last October by 18yr old Vancouver resident Isabella Thompson, who met Joshi at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Center at BC Children's Hospital. To date, they have received a lot of positive feedback from young people who are able to express their own stories and feelings of mental health and mental illness, addictions, bullying and sexuality in a safe environment.


Canadian hospitals stretched as self-harming teens seek help.
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Mental health services across Canada are strained as a growing number of teen show up at emergency rooms with self-inflicted injuries and suicidal thoughts...


CTV News and W5 - Clara's Big Ride
Saturday, March 8, 2014

Hard work and passion as Clara Hughes gets ready to ride for mental health awareness. Clara opens up about escaping a difficult past and bringing a message of awareness across the country. Go Clara!


Crisis Center BC offers Youth Leadership Scholarships
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Crisis Center BC offers Youth Leadership Scholarships. Application deadline Friday, April 4th, 2014.


Keep the Beat for Mental Health
Friday, February 14, 2014

In partnership with the Kelty Dennehy Foundation and Lulu Leathley, Mrytle Phillips Community School celebrated Valentines Day with a school wide drumming circle as part of an initiative to break down the stigma of mental health.


Out of the Shadows - Mental Health Awareness Day at Brentwood College
Friday, November 15, 2013

Ginny, along with Kevin Breele, Ted Talk presenter, and several Brentwood students share their stories.


Next Steps in Preventing Suicide in Teenagers and Young Adults
Monday, October 7, 2013

Kerry and Ginny talk about their lives and experience with family caregiving, explain the Foundation's work and their work for it. They describe the greatest challenges that arise in efforts to prevent suicide in teenagers and young adults.


Voice of America - Next Steps in Preventing Preventing Suicide in Teenagers and Young Adults
Monday, October 7, 2013

Kerry and Ginny speak about their family experience, their foundation's work and the greatest challenges that arise in efforts to prevent suicide in young people.


Talk at the Top
Sunday, February 17, 2013

100 high school students from the Sea to Sky Corridor to North and West Vancouver spent a day discussing the stigma of mental health at Talk at the Top.

Bell Let's Talk and Kelty Dennehy Foundation sponsored the event.

Talk at the Top takes place annually. To participate or for more information please contact the administrator of Kelty Dennehy Foundation.


North Shore Outlook
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Couple raises $500K for new Lions Gate Mental Health Centre


Stigma of Mental IIlness Persists - Vancouver Sun
Tuesday, February 12, 2013

At least one in four Canadians will experience some form of mental illness during their lifetime, according to medical experts, and almost all of us will be affected by it through family, friends or colleagues.


Whistler Question
Thursday, February 7, 2013

Dennehy and Hume honoured as pillars of B.C.


2013 Breathe Fore Life Scholarship Winner
Sunday, February 3, 2013

Ginny presents 2013 Breathe For Life Scholarship to Nicky Jones


BC Govt Photos
Thursday, January 31, 2013

Ginny Dennehy awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.


The Pique Whistler
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Ginny Dennehy named YWCA Woman of Distinction


The Province
Thursday, October 6, 2011

Couple turn tragedy into a fight against Mental illness
article & photograph written by Vivian Luk


Studio 4
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Ginny and Kerry on with Fanny Kiefer (Shaw TV)


CKNW - The Bill Good Show
Monday, October 3, 2011

Ginny, Kerry, and Lu Ripley on with Bill


CKNW - The World Today with Jon McComb
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Kerry Dennehy on with Jon


The Vancouver Sun
Tuesday, September 6, 2011

People with a mental illness need to know they're not alone

by Kerry Dennehy