Mental Health / Emotions / Suicide / Mental Illness

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.

Beautiful Minds

Date(s): 
Repeats every 2 weeks every Sunday 3 times.
Sun, 06/26/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 07/10/2016 - 15:00
Sun, 07/24/2016 - 15:00
Contact name: 
Nicole D'Souza

Beautiful Minds is a project that empowers youth by promoting acceptance, self-care and positive mental health in the community. The project aims to create a safe haven of support for youth through mindfulness and contemporary culture of today.

Workshop 1 will be on Self-Care and Mndfulness by using music and writing to explore these topics. Volunter hours will be provided for youth and food!!

For more information e-mail Nicole at tobeautifulminds@gmail.com

New report card on child and youth mental health

Source: 
People For Education

New report card on child and youth mental health

 

May 09, 2016

In its second annual report card on child and youth mental health, Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) looks at some of the achievements in children's mental health over the past year, as well as areas that need improvement and recommendations for change.

June 15 - Reconciling Relationships: Understanding and Addressing Racism as a Determinant of Indigenous Health

Please save the date for: Reconciling Relationships: Understanding and Addressing Racism as a Determinant of Indigenous Health

 

When: Wednesday, June 15th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Where: Allan Waters Family Auditorium, 2nd floor, 209 Victoria St.

RSVP and more information: CRICHlist@smh.ca

 

Summer Intern

Employer: 
The New Mentality
Start date: 
Mon, 06/13/2016 - 09:00
Pay Type: 
per hour
Position type: 
Internship
Application deadline: 
Monday, June 06, 2016
Contact name: 
Mary-Anne Leahy

Hourly Wage Rate: $11.25/hour Start Date: June 13, 2016 End Date: August 12, 2014 Number of Hours per Week: 30 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Apply for this job if you’re a student between the ages of 15-30 who just finished one year of school and preparing for another year (this is a requirement of the funding for this position). The ideal candidate is interested and/or experienced in youth work, has great graphic design skills, and loves community mobilization and facilitating groups.

Beautiful Minds Open House

Date(s): 
Sun, 05/29/2016 - 15:00

Beautiful Minds is a project that empowers youth by promoting acceptance, self-care and positive mental health in the community. The project aims to create a safe haven of support for youth through mindfulness and contemporary culture of today. We will be having an open house on Sunday May 29th from 3-5pm at Don Montgomery Community Recreation Cenre, with a performance by Jae Lejit! Come out and join us!

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