Vrtas

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Date registered: February 2, 2015
URL: http://colleenmcneil.com

Latest posts

  1. P.C. — March 10, 2016
  2. Iris — March 10, 2016
  3. Mellisa — February 10, 2016
  4. (No title) — June 4, 2015
  5. Linda — May 30, 2015

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Mar 10

P.C.

“I’ve been told that I have a little natural talent which always feels good but something else was going on and it seemed more important.  I began to meet people, talk and socialize: it seemed like my isolation had left me a little terrified of those sort of things but I stuck it out.  At …

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Mar 10

Iris

My name is Iris, I have a diagnosis of Clinical Depression, Anxiety and P.T.S.D. At first I was very reluctant to go to The Art Studios’ program, it took me a couple of months just to be able to sign up for it. When I was called in I had doubts and tried to come …

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Feb 10

Mellisa

Being connected to and a part of The Art Studios program has helped me tremendously throughout my recovery and journey to heal. I have been a member of the studios for several years now. Back when I first started as a teenager I was recognized as an agoraphobic. Attending the Youth Group was literally the …

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Jun 04

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May 30

Linda

The Art Studios has given me motivation and inspiration, to work and create independently. It has taught me skills to transfer to other areas in my life and helped me in building relationship with others. I have the opportunity to work one on one with a deaf individual and use my A.S.L. skills. It has …

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May 30

Jackie

I moved to Vancouver from Canmore AB, my home for nearly 30 years. I had friends, an incredible recovery community and good home to live in. My clinical depression had been successfully treated for about 10 years, but my daughter was in Vancouver, and we only saw each other once or twice a year, and …

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May 30

Ann

I am an Occupational Therapist and an artist who has worked at the Art Studios since its early beginning. For twenty years I have been privileged to work with many individuals who have a mental illness and/or addiction who are artists. They did not know they were artists before they came to The Art Studios …

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VRTAS Fundraiser, Thursday, June 11th

You are cordially invited to join Vancouver Recovery Through Art Society for our Fundraising Launch Party.

 

VRTAS Launch Party - Copy Invite Link

Join us for our launch on June 11 where we will reveal our first awareness video and fundraising platform to support initiatives that create recovery from addictions and mental illness through arts!!! We would love to see you there!

RSVP at fundraising.vrtas@gmail.com. Be quick!

May 08

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May 08

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