We Are IH: Healing through courage and strength

March 11, 2022

Name: Randine Mariona (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician
Years of Service: 11 years
Worksite: North Shore Health Science Centre
Community: Kamloops
Ancestral Territory: Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc
Advice to live by: “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

For Randine, Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician, every day is an opportunity to hear people's stories, and validate their courage and strength. She loves nothing more than to celebrate small steps they take to recover, heal and integrate their lived experiences into a model that highlights their resilience. This is what inspires her in her work as a social worker. 

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