Shine a light on mental health
Make a difference for patients like Marilyn when it matters most.
Royal Columbian’s Dr. Anson Koo was instrumental in helping Marilyn Dowsett reclaim her life after struggles with panic attacks and depression after the death of her son. As his patient, Marilyn received treatment and counselling at Royal Columbian that was crucial on her road to recovery and reclaiming her life.
You too can help patients like Marilyn reclaim their lives.
Your gift will help ensure that those who are struggling have access to exceptional care, when they need it most.
Royal Columbian’s new Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre
Opened in 2020, the Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre has doubled the hospital’s capacity to care for patients in need of mental health care. The new facility features:
- 150% more beds and 4x more space
- Patient-centred design
- Private rooms
- Green space and a special exercise room
Your gift will help Royal Columbian’s talented team of mental health professionals access the tools they need to continue providing world-class care in this purpose-built facility.
Royal Columbian Hospital’s new Mental Health and Substance Use Wellness Centre opened in the summer of 2020. This new facility provides 75 beds, state-of-the-art patient care, and increased psychiatric training for the next generation of caregivers.