Portrayals of Madness at UBC Thrive 2013

Come join us on Tuesday, November 5th for this year’s Portrayals of Madness event as we discuss how mental illness is depicted in cinema.  Kaleidoscope and the UBC Mental Health Awareness Club are partnering once again for Thrive 2013 and will be showing Perks of Being a Wallflower.  This is a free event and will be held in Buchanan A102 on campus.  We hope to see you there!



Kaleidoscope Langara starts this coming Monday

It’s official! Kaleidoscope is branching out to another campus: Langara College!

Weekly meetings will take place every Monday (except statutory holidays and during exams) in room L318 in the Library from 4:30-5:30pm. Indian food bites from All India Sweets on will be provided.

All are welcome!


Kaleidoscope will continue to meet regularly throughout the rest of April

To support you through exams, Kaleidoscope will continue to meet at the regular times* straight through til the end of April! Stay tuned to hear our schedule for May.

*Tuesdays: 5-6pm | Wednesdays-&-Thursdays: 12-1pm in the small meeting room in the Centre for Student Involvement (CSI) in Brock Hall



The Community Education program is currently recruiting Youth Educators for our upcoming training

Youth Educators promote mental wellness among youth by facilitating interactive high school workshops on Mindfulness-Based Stress Management and Suicide Awareness and Response.  This is a great opportunity to work with students in grades 8-12 in a fun and prevention-focused capacity.

There are 3 upcoming informational sessions at the Crisis Centre for prospective volunteers:

  • Wednesday, April 3rd – 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, April 16th – 7:00 pm
  • Monday, April 29th – 7:00 pm

Please contact Tiffany Robinson to register: (604)872-1811 ext.234 or email

The Crisis Centre is located at 763 East Broadway, Vancouver.

Those interested should apply online by Friday, April 12th.

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