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Part V: Eating Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Dr. David Smith looks at the effects and symptoms of deadly illnesses like bulimia and anorexia nervosa.

Part IV: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Problems – Which Came First?

Alcohol and marijuana (or cannabis) are the substances most used by B.C. teenagers, writes Dr. David Smith.

Part II: Fear Not – There is Help for Children and Youth with Anxiety

Everyone has times of feeling anxious, scared or fearful. Without it, we would never have survived as humans, writes Dr. David Smith.

Part I: Mental Health for Children and Youth – How to Get the Help You Need

Dr. David Smith says 13 per cent of B.C. youth experience a mental health issue every year – 83,700 children under age 19.

Black Press launches crowdfunding initiative

BlackPress4Good.com is an online platform that brings the popular and successful phenomenon of crowdfunding to Black Press readers.

Diversity works for employer

Businesses that employ people with disabilities are being recognized with a “Diversity @ Work” window sticker.

Reward diversity

Community Links/Supported Employment to present the “Diversity @ Work” window sticker.

Resources support job hunters

Employment Services Centres are there to support you in getting a job as quickly as possible — and keeping it.

Amateur photographers can enter the Your Best Shot contest

Contest open to participants across the province. Deadline to enter amateur photo contest is July 4. Time is running out. Enter today.

May 19 has come and gone, now Victoria must be accountable for MMBC mess

The Province's new recycling fee system has been implemented, and Buckerfields CEO Kelvin McCulloch has noticed the trickle...

Buying a Used Car? Protect Yourself

When buying a used vehicle, you should do your homework, says CarProof. 150,000 British Columbians buy from a private seller each year.

British Columbia’s Blue Box Battle

B.C. business owner lays out his issues with Province's MMBC recycling plan; calls it a 'cash and power grab'

Students ‘work out’ at NISS

NISS's Andrew Mitchell discusses the new Independent Directed Studies course, which supplies flexibility to students.

MMBC recycle plan comes under fire

Business groups opposed to the new MMBC recycling system are demanding the province scrap plan, return to drawing board.

Give pink a chance

NISS students form a peace sign around the school flagpole while wearing pink shirts during the school’s recent Diversity Week.

Who is the real winner?

In the spirit uses the recent Winter Olympics to reflect on competition.

Books aid in education

Eke Mi-Xi student Chuck Joseph reviews Divergent, an action-packed novel set in a dystopian world.

Edith Nee’s family, friends appealing for kidney donor

Nee, former chair of the B.C. Press Council, was diagnosed with kidney failure two years ago.

Connecting students with careers

NISS columnist Andrew Mitchell looks at career choices and the Connections program.

North Island forest gardens: back to the future

Bees Knees columnists look to forest gardens on the North Island.