Mental Health / Emotions / Suicide / Mental Illness

Exploration of harm reduction on Nov 23

What: An exploration of harm reduction practices at St. Michael’s Hospital and more broadly.

When: November 23, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm

Location: Room 136, 209 Victoria St.

New training program and film tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

Source: 
Dr Alex Abramovich and CAMH

New training program and film tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

Dr Alex Abramovich and CAMH

In September, CAMH Scientist Dr. Alex Abramovich and collaborators unveiled Toronto's first mandatory training program for shelters to better meet the needs of LGBTQ homeless youth. The new program aims to stop the violence and discrimination that many LGBTQ youth experience in shelters, which frequently lack staff training and other supports to assist LGBTQ youth.

Reclaim Your Voice on Oct 22

Every month, Reclaim Your Voice provides safe spaces for survivors of various forms of abuse to share their stories before a supportive audience. Since 2012, over 75 people have broken their silence at our events. If you are tired of carrying the shame of what has happened to you, we encourage you to attend our October 22nd event, either to speak or to listen. You may find tremendous comfort in connecting with those who have walked similar paths.

Strategies Towards Employment and Assertiveness Management

Employer: 
John Howard Society of Toronto
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Volunteer
Application deadline: 
Monday, October 03, 2016
Contact name: 
Sarah James

The program is for men that helps them with both employment and anger management. Please see attachment for more details.  Deadline unknown

OW and ODSP Rates and the Ontario Child Benefit – 2016

Information from the Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC): The provincial government increased Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) rates in the 2016 Ontario Budget.

As in past years, we've created a rates sheet to give people an idea of what these increases really mean.

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