Erin Speaks


Erin speaks about her personal story of living with schizophrenia, spreading a message of understanding and hope. While Erin is not doing in-person appearances right now, if you have a query please fill out the contact form.

Nov 23, 2021
interview on TheAuthorsShow. Listen to the interview on YouTube.
May 12, 2021 interview with Niko Mellino on the Arts Report, 101.9 FM, Vancouver, BC about When Neurons Tell Stories.
Listen to the interview on YouTube

Re-Frame: The Broad Impacts of Schizophrenia, a public forum hosted by B.C. Schizophrenia Society.
Erin Emiru Gives Hope Where Hope Was Once Lost,
Vancouver Courier story April 2019.
Global News on Erin's life story, work and Courage To Come Back award

Capstone conference - 300 OT students (upcoming Vancouver 2018)
Coast AGM (Vancouver 2018)
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society Conference book event (Vancouver 2018)
Douglas and Langara Community Colleges – student nurses (Vancouver 2014-present)

Family to Family Course on Mental Health (Vancouver 2017)
Conference for nursing students (Vancouver 2017)

Ethics Lunch presentation (Vancouver 2017)
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society book reading (Vancouver 2017)
Sumac (tertiary care) talk (Gibson 2017)
Healthcare Ethics conference (Vancouver 2017)
Work in Progress: "Grey Matter" (podcast, iTunes) interview (2017)
"Me and My Doc Talks" (educational component) -VGH and SPH (Vancouver 2017)


"They Heard Voices" documentary interview (2016)
Family to Family Course on Mental Health (Vancouver 2016)

“Me Too” Conference on Stigma and Mental Health (Vancouver 2016). View at this link.
Global TV Interview on Mental Health (Vancouver 2016). View video at this link.
CKNW Radio interview on Mental Health (Vancouver 2016)
Family Conference on Mental Health (presentation and panel)* (Vancouver 2016)


Vancouver Coastal Health, Bell Canada donation ($1,000,000) to VGH Mental Health building project evvent (Vancouver 2015)
Family to Family Course on Mental Health (Vancouver 2015)


Family Conference On Mental Health (Vancouver 2014)
CBC Radio Interview: The Early Edition (Vancouver 2014)
University of British Columbia, Lucid Book Reading, When Quietness Came (Vancouver 2014)


Simon Fraser University, 2nd year Mental Health Issues class (Vancouver 2013)
British Columbia Schizophrenia Society Conference (Nanaimo 2013)
Clinical Neurosciences Conference (Vancouver 2013). View from link at this site.
University of British Columbia Mental Health Awareness Group (Vancouver 2013)
Burnaby Public Library, Tommy Douglas branch (Burnaby 2013)


Georgia Straight, print interview (Cover Story) (Vancouver 2012)
Caring Place Annual General Meeting (Richmond 2012)
CBC Radio interview: North By Northwest (Vancouver 2012)
CKNW Radio interview (Vancouver 2012)
NPR radio interview (Ohio 2012)
North Shore Schizophrenia Society Awareness Walk (North Vancouver 2012)
When Quietness Came book launch, Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch (Vancouver 2012)