Ooknakane Friendship Centre | Just Like Paula Says


Penticton, B.C. — Ooknakane Friendship Centre (OFC) Mental Health and Addictions Program provides counselling services for anxiety, stress, family conflict, and addiction.

OFC is one of 25 Friendship Centres located in BC. Friendship Centres are a place for guidance and support, emphasizing respect and compassion for one another in the delivery of their programs and services. Together, Friendship Centres see approximately 4,500 clients each week.

Just Like Paula Says describes Christopher McGowan’s experience with OFC Mental Health and Addictions Counselor, Paula Jacobs. Paula listened to Christopher and became an inspiration for him on his path to personal growth.

Today, Christopher provides peer support at OFC, among other roles, and helps others progress on their own journey.

Watch the documentary short film:

Just Like Paula Says – Christopher McGowan’s Journey from Lydia Frederick on Vimeo.