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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 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.
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.
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.
"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.
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...
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. Application deadline Friday, April 4th, 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.
Ginny, along with Kevin Breele, Ted Talk presenter, and several Brentwood students share their stories.
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.
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.
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.
Couple raises $500K for new Lions Gate Mental Health Centre
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.
Dennehy and Hume honoured as pillars of B.C.
Ginny presents 2013 Breathe For Life Scholarship to Nicky Jones
Ginny Dennehy awarded Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Ginny Dennehy named YWCA Woman of Distinction
Couple turn tragedy into a fight against Mental illness
article & photograph written by Vivian Luk
Ginny and Kerry on with Fanny Kiefer (Shaw TV)
Ginny, Kerry, and Lu Ripley on with Bill
Kerry Dennehy on with Jon
People with a mental illness need to know they're not alone
by Kerry Dennehy