A Legacy of Love

My name is Phyllis Dyson, and my mother, Carolyn, struggled with paranoid schizophrenia.  In 1990, when I was in college, Mom was killed at a Lower Mainland SkyTrain station during an altercation with a police officer.  She was only 45 years old.

I rarely talk about my childhood or my parents, but then one day, my daughter asked me, “Mummy, how old was your mom when she died?”

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Schizophrenia Research – Gap Funding Awards 2020

The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society Foundation is pleased to announce three recipients of its “Gap-Funding for Research in Schizophrenia” competition. 

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The Stories Motivated Me to Take More Action: Anja’s Learning Experience

Passionate, creative, and absolutely dedicated, the members of the BCITMA Community Relations are committed to meaningfully and positively impacting the world around us. This passion to make a difference in their community brought them to BCSS Foundation in November 2020 when they came on board to help the BCSS foundation with our annual fundraising run. Needless to say, the campaign was a success! 

This year, the BCITMA Community Relations team joins us again with fresh faces from both the first- and second-year cohorts for the BMO RUN$HOPE. Anja is one of the new members of the…

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