Proclaimed week brings mental health and addictions to light

first_imgA week in November will now bring awareness to mental health and addictions in Fort St.John.- Advertisement -Ibolya Agoston is the Community Mental Health and Addictions Team Leader for Northern Health.On Monday, she asked City Council to proclaim a week in November as Mental Health and Addictions awareness week.[asset|aid=2062|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=fc8a356c3827a60474cd61b96d37df68-Ibolya 1_1_Pub.mp3]Agoston represents a team of professionals, including stakeholders from the RCMP, problem gambling organizations, the Schizophrenia Society, and many others.The team is dedicated to providing resources and care to people with mental health and/or addictions.Advertisement Photo: Acting Mayor Don Irwin hands Ibolya Agoston the proclamation on Monday afternoon – Christine Rumleskie/ City Council awarded the organization a proclamation, stating that November 2nd to 8th will be Mental Health and Addictions awareness weekFor more information on Mental Health and Addictions, visit Northern Health’s website by Clicking Here.last_img read more


first_imgTHE President of the Irish Farmers Association has quit tonight.Eddie Downey was facing pressure over his salary and how he oversaw a massive €535,000 a year salary to secretary general Pat Smith.Smith quit two days ago – and Downey agreed a €2M pay-off for him. Mr Downey was paid €147,000 a year but was also in receipt of another €52,000 in director fees for the FBD insurance company – which the IFA has a stake in – and was paid for taking the IFA position on the board of Bord Bia.A meeting of the IFA Executive Council at the association’s headquarters today was earlier told that the severance package for Mr Smith is worth €2m.The IFA says is to challenge the package in court.Farmers up and down the country are now demanding to know what other IFA officials get. Mr Downey said leaving the IFA after 25 years was a very difficult decision.However he said his record would speak for itself.   €200,000-A-YEAR IFA PRESIDENT QUITS was last modified: November 25th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:farmersIFARESIGNATIONResignslast_img read more