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Let’s Talk: Innovation and Youth Mental Health Apps

Today marks the annual #BellLetsTalk Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and fundraising for mental health programs, initiatives, and services. Our approach to Let’s Talk is indeed to talk, but also to act. And that’s why we want to tell you about our work, in partnership with RBC Future Launch, exploring a virtual youth mental health apps database to help young people (and their families and service providers) to find the right apps for their unique context and needs. The world of apps is immense and complicated, especially when we’re talking about mental health. There are

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A Year in Review: Working together to change lives and strengthen communities.

Friends, colleagues and partners, It has been quite the year for each and every one of us. None of us anticipated that 2020 would look like it did. We entered 2020 keen to continue doing good work to facilitate change and strengthen communities, but none of us could have predicted what 2020 had in store for us. WIth all of that in mind, we want to start with appreciation. Appreciation for our partners, many of whom are front-line community, health and social service providers who have had to go above and beyond at every stage to respond to both the

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Banning conversion therapy is essential to protecting children’s rights in Canada

Honourable Members of Parliament, We, the undersigned, represent a broad coalition of organizations and advocates committed to advancing and protecting children’s rights in Canada. We are writing to you to voice our support for Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy). We believe this legislation is an essential step forward in ensuring children and young people are protected from harm and that Canada abides by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Canadian Human Rights Act. It is our belief that Bill C-6 is a fundamental component of a holistic

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Let’s Talk: Innovation and Youth Mental Health Apps

Today marks the annual #BellLetsTalk Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and fundraising for mental health programs, initiatives, and services. Our approach to Let’s Talk is indeed to talk, but also to act. And that’s why we want to tell you about our work, in partnership with RBC Future Launch, exploring a virtual youth mental health apps database to help young people (and their families and service providers) to find the right apps for their unique context and needs. The world of apps is immense and complicated, especially when we’re talking about mental health. There are

Read More >

A Year in Review: Working together to change lives and strengthen communities.

Friends, colleagues and partners, It has been quite the year for each and every one of us. None of us anticipated that 2020 would look like it did. We entered 2020 keen to continue doing good work to facilitate change and strengthen communities, but none of us could have predicted what 2020 had in store for us. WIth all of that in mind, we want to start with appreciation. Appreciation for our partners, many of whom are front-line community, health and social service providers who have had to go above and beyond at every stage to respond to both the

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Banning conversion therapy is essential to protecting children’s rights in Canada

Honourable Members of Parliament, We, the undersigned, represent a broad coalition of organizations and advocates committed to advancing and protecting children’s rights in Canada. We are writing to you to voice our support for Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy). We believe this legislation is an essential step forward in ensuring children and young people are protected from harm and that Canada abides by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Canadian Human Rights Act. It is our belief that Bill C-6 is a fundamental component of a holistic

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