Mental Health / Emotions / Suicide / Mental Illness

Be the Boss 2016

Date(s): 
Fri, 08/12/2016 - 11:00

Come and celebrate International Youth Day! We are hosting an fun filled day centralized around entrepreneurship.

There will be different workshops for youth (13-19) to attend and learn more about the world of business while being able to win great prizes. 

Think you have what it takes to Be the Boss? Participants can register to participate in a pitch competition for top prizes of $200, $300 and $500 cash!!

The day will end with a party through our partnership with Freedom Fridayz after our Community BBQ!

Transportation and Food included!

Girl Crush Presents: Conversations about Emotional Labour

Date(s): 
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:00

Girl Crush Presents: Conversations about Emotional Labour, Toronto

 

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016, from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

Where: Tranzac Club - 292 Brunswick Avenue, Toronto

 

Reclaim Your Voice - Event and invitation to Share your story

Date(s): 
Sat, 07/30/2016 - 12:00

Each month, Reclaim Your Voice hosts free events where survivors of various forms of abuse break their silence by speaking about their experiences. Our events are open to all people aged 18+. Our next event has been scheduled forJuly 30th, 2016. Details are below:
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Doors open at 12:00 pm Event starts promptly at 12:45 pm and will run until 4:30 pm Scarborough Civic Centre
150 Borough Drive
Committee Room 1
18+, open to all, free!

Community Leader

Employer: 
Response and Recovery Project - Unison
Pay Type: 
Position type: 
Volunteer
Application deadline: 
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Contact name: 
Millicent Dyer

We are seeking 5 additional, well-connected community leaders living/working/playing in Wards 11 & 12 who are passionate about supporting healing in their communities to join our team. (We are particularly interested in recruiting men, youth and folks from East African communities.)

The Response and Recovery Project focuses on the mental health impacts of violence in the community, such as shootings, stabbings and swarmings, and on supporting individual, family and community healing. 

Join our Roster of Facilitators

Employer: 
Common Compass
Start date: 
Mon, 08/15/2016 - 09:00
Pay Type: 
per contract
Position type: 
Seasonal
Application deadline: 
Sunday, August 07, 2016
Contact name: 
Leisha Zamecnik

Common Compass is an Ontario-based non-profit organization which empowers educators and students to become empathetic and engaged citizens and to feel confident about their abilities to make their schools, communities and world a better place through their own daily actions.

We provide comprehensive, evidence-informed programs for students that promote helping behaviour and positive actions, using proven principles that have been successful in leading young people to do good.

About the Roster:

Recent Violence - What the City Can Do - Town Hall - July 18

Date(s): 
Mon, 07/18/2016 - 17:30

Hello,

As you may know, the City of Toronto has recently experienced a surge in gun violence and is currently on pace to breaking the gun deaths record of the year 2005 dubbed “The Year of the Gun”.  It has many wondering what measures must we take in order to stop gun crime, & how we can focus on the needs of (MVP) youth most vulnerable to serious violence & crime.

How to Support Grieving Children - Video Series

Source: 
Children and Youth Grief Network

The Children and Youth Grief Network (CYGN) is a collaboration of 7 organizations that aim to provide education, information and resources related to supporting children and youth that are grieving the dying or death of someone they care about.

Our vision is that every child and youth has honest information and well-informed support when someone they care about is dying of has died. Our mission is to advocate for educational opportunities and support services that will benefit children and youth who are grieving the dying or death of someone they care about.

Refugee mental health webinar series now available online

Source: 

A free webinar series about refugee mental health is now available for viewing online at any time. CMHA Ontario launched the four-part series to enhance the capacity of the mental health and additions sector to support refugees. More than 600 participants took part in the four-part series in February, March, April and May 2016.

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