Health

ACAS Women's Social: Grown/Nature/Nurture Series

Date(s): 
Sat, 04/30/2016 -
14:00 to 16:30

Asian Community AIDS Services Women's Program & Women's Support Program presents: Grown/Nature/Nurture Series Socials for East and Southeast Asian Self-Identified Women

ACAS Women's Program and Women's Support Program planned a series of women's social events for this year based on the theme of Growth;

101 Self-Care Suggestions for When It All Feels Like Too Much

Source: 

a blog post from "The Mighty: We face disability, disease and mental illness together"

http://themighty.com/2016/04/self-care-ideas-for-a-bad-day/

 

a long list of possible self-care ideas, that points to how self-care looks and feels different for everyone so no one can tell you how do it "right".  it's about doing what you need to in that moment

 

some highlights from the list...

#BlackSpoonieSpeak: Creative writing workshops for Black youth 18-24 who are disabled/chronically ill in the GTA

#BlackSpoonieSpeak is a free creative writing workshop series for Black youth ages 18-24 who live with various forms of chronic illness/disability, living in the Greater Toronto Area.

The series will begin as of Thursday, April 7th, 2016 and end Thursday, May 5th, 2016 and will take place at Art Starts - Yorkdale Community Arts Centre from 4-7pm.

Planned Parenthood Launch of Guidelines for Trans-Inclusive Sexual Health Education

Planned Parenthood Toronto has conducted a community-based research study in order to develop guidelines on trans-inclusive sexual health education for youth.

We have gathered ideas on best practices in trans-inclusive sexual health from trans/non-binary youth and sexual health service providers and educators in Toronto.

With this information we have developed a set of guidelines we would like to share with the community!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/244472622561016/

Lifted Thursdays - Music Stress Management

Date(s): 
Thu, 04/14/2016 - 13:00
Contact name: 
LBP Team

Registration is open for 2nd round of Lifted Thursdays – music stress management project.

Lifted Thursdays is a 2 year music stress management project funded by the Youth Opportunities Fund at Ontario Trillium Foundation for 10 youth/young adult participants per year, between the ages of 16-29 that are living on the margins and or involved in the criminal justice system.

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Book Appointments today: BrAIDS for AIDS BrAIDathon at Ujima House- March 26th

On March 26th from 9 am to 5 pm at Ujima House - 1901 Weston Rd Unit 18, North York, Toronto.

BrAIDS for AIDS presents its 3rd Annual BrAIDathon and Hair Styling Show in Toronto. 

 

What is a BrAIDathon?

The BrAIDathon is an event where you get your hair done by professional hair dressers.

Global Roots

 

Global Roots is an Intergenerational Project where newcomer youth (14-29, regardless of status) and seniors come together to learn about gardening, food and nutrition, cultural foods and food equity issues. This program is a joint project by The Stop and CultureLink.

When: Every Monday, 3-6pm from Apr 25 - Oct 31
Where: The Stop Green Barns (Wychwood, near Christie and St Clair West)

Special info session and Scavenger Hunt: Sat Apr 16 11am - 1pm, The Stop Green Barns

RAW Taiko Drumming Workshop by QAY!

Date(s): 
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun May 22 2016 except Sun May 01 2016.
Sun, 04/10/2016 -
16:00 to 17:45
Sun, 04/17/2016 -
16:00 to 17:45
Sun, 04/24/2016 -
16:00 to 17:45
Sun, 05/08/2016 -
16:00 to 17:45
Sun, 05/15/2016 -
16:00 to 17:45
Sun, 05/22/2016 -
16:00 to 17:45

The very popular Taiko Drumming Workshops are back!

Thanks to Raging Asian Women (RAW), the QAY Health Promotion Project will be having a series of Taiko Drumming workshops again!

Include in your new year a healthy way of expressing yourself through movement and the rhythmical beating of the Taiko drums! Last year, many of the participants went out of their comfort zone and felt a great sense of accomplishment and confidence from participating in these series of workshops. So, If you want to try something new, sign up with us!

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