May 11, 2024 | Pathways to Hope for people who love people with a serious mental illness

With Jesselin T’Kenye, Jamie Andre de la Porte, and Bob Sung

April 16, 2024 | Food for happier healthier brain: Coffee talk with Pathways

With Holly Xing, Chief Wellness Officer at eightbillion

Pathways Serious Mental Illness Society is proud to partner with, a certified B Corp that cares about our work, our community, and the planet. We are grateful for the ways that Pathways can reach more people with our message of hope, education and support for families and friends who have a loved one with a serious mental illness through this partnership. 

All members and volunteers with Pathways can enjoy JostArriba with 20% off using coupon code: pathways

Pathways Advocacy Committee Lecture | Nov 21st, 2023: Considerations and Risks of MAiD for Mental Illness

With Dr. John Maher, The president of the Ontario Association for ACT & FACT teams

Public Lecture | June 22nd, 2023: Foundry North Shore

With Dana Warburton, Parent Navigator

From Despair to Hope – Circle of Strength

Public Lecture | May 17th, 2022: Creating Loving Boundaries – For Safe Communication and Fulfilling Relationships

With Melissa Ander, Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC)

Public Lecture | March 8th, 2022: The North Shore’s New Mental Health Car: Car 22

With Corporal Neil Jones, Mental Health Liaison Officer for North Vancouver RCMP.

Public Lecture | November 16th, 2021: North Shore Mental Health Crisis Team

The executive director of the CMHA, Julia Kaisla, describes a new initiative of a Peer-Assisted Care Team. PACT is a mobile civilian-led team launching November 4, 2021, that will respond to crisis calls related to mental health and/or substance use on the North Shore. The program pairs a mental health professional and a peer worker to provide trauma-informed, culturally safe support to North Shore residents aged 13+. Call 1-888-261-7228 or text 778-839-1831 – available in English and Farsi Service Hours: Thursday to Sunday, 6 pm to 12 midnight.

Public Lecture | October 18th, 2021: Self-Care for Family Caregivers by Anita Papp

Why is self-care so important for family caregivers and what does self-care look like in practice? Life Coach and Self-love Mentor Anita Papp discusses why family caregivers struggle with self-care, why it’s important, and the practical steps you can take to incorporate self-care strategies into your life. Anita draws on her own experiences as a caregiver.

Public Lecture | Sept 8th, 2021: Understanding the Stigmatization of Borderline Personality Disorder
Suzanne Cunningham explains what Borderline Personality Disorder is, how it manifests, how it affects the individual, and why it is so stigmatized. Suzanne speaks candidly about her own lived experience and recovery from a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.

Public Lecture | May 31st, 2021: fMRI & Metacognitive Training: Looking at Brain Activity and Thinking Patterns to Understand and Treat the Symptoms of Schizophrenia with Dr Todd Woodward, PhD, researcher and director of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Schizophrenia (CNoS) lab in the department of Psychiatry at UBC.

Pathways SMIS’ Annual General Meeting | March 24th, 2021