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CHEK News' "Vital People"


CHEK News' "Vital People"


Vital People, CHEK News' weekly news feature series, is sponsored by The Victoria Foundation. It focuses on stories of people and organizations dealing with issues covered in the foundation's annual Victoria's Vital Signs® community report. CHEK News' Vee Cooper went to great lengths to do three film shoots – with Dr. Stefanie Green, Maternity Physician in Victoria, with Shane Robinson, our web designer and developer, and in my home with my little grandsons and me.  She then combed our videos to include relevant clips from KidCareCanada's videos. We'd like to extend a huge "THANK YOU!" to Vee and the folks at CHEK News, The Victoria Foundation, and everyone who made it possible!

We acknowledge the financial support of the Province of British Columbia
We thank the Victoria Foundation for their support
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The content of KidCareCanada videos is informed by current research and shared by experts in the field. It should not be used for diagnosing or treating, and is NOT a substitute for professional care.

If you (or someone you know) has thoughts of doing self-harm, or harm to a baby or anyone else, please call to speak with a trained crisis worker. Local Crisis Helpline numbers can be found through a Google Search.  In British Columbia, Canada you can call Mental Health Support (BC-wide) at 310-6789 or you can call the North American line 1 800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
In ANY crisis, your local emergency number is another option and it is always available. Use 911 in North America, 999 in the UK or, if you're elsewhere, use the emergency number for your area.