Eden CEO James Friesen has moved on after 36 years of working for mental health. Pictured here taking part in Tractor Trek 2016, one of Eden's major fundraisers, Friesen said he'll miss the community interaction. (GREG VANDERMEULEN/Winkler Times)

36 years of mental health promotion

When James Friesen first applied for a job in Eden Health Care Services’ Housing Program in 1981, it was about more than just finding a job.