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Opioids

Opioids in Oakville: What Our Residents Should Know

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:26 AM

Since the beginning of this year, the Halton Regional Police Service has seen an increase in the number of overdoses suspected to be caused by opioids in the communities we serve. Each of these overdoses ...

Our Kids Network

Our Kids Network Early Years Mental Health Toolkit

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019 10:06 AM

The Halton-based Early Years Mental Health Toolkit is a new online resource for service providers who work with and support families with infants and young children. A comprehensive resource on social-emotional development in the first ...

lyme disease

Lyme disease and ticks alert for Halton

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Monday, May 6, 2019 5:35 PM

On March 27, 2019, the Halton Region Health Department reported the majority of Halton is a risk area for ticks carrying the bacteria which causes Lyme disease.

Michael Landsberg

Host Michael Landsberg talks about Depression

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 10:22 AM

He gets to take the worst thing in his life and share it with everyone. That’s how Michael Landsberg describes his life today.

Dementia Centre Exterior

New Dementia Care Centre for Oakville

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Monday, April 8, 2019 3:30 PM

Acclaim Health, a local charity, is transforming dementia care in Halton by creating a new, state-of-the-art dementia care centre.

Empty Nest Syndrome

A Cure for Empty Nest Syndrome

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 11:00 AM

Millions of mothers between 40 and 60 years old are about to face childless households for the first time in decades. They’ll suffer empty nest syndrome.

Self-Compassion, Teenagers, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety

The Importance of Self-Compassion for Teens

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Sunday, March 24, 2019 5:43 PM

A local physician referred a 14-year old named Ali* to me for challenges. She was suffering with depression and anxiety. At the time I was a practicing Child & Family Therapist with recent certification in ...

tissue donation

Promoting organ and tissue donation in High Schools

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 10:10 AM

Stephen Crawford, MPP for Oakville tabled a PrivateMember’s Motion in the Ontario Legislative Assembly. He expressed that the Government of Ontario should promote organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Oestreicher

The Oestreicher Family needs our help

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 9:23 AM

The Oestreicher family is in trouble. Their young children Ella (9 years old) and Brooke (7 years old) need their father, Jeff. Seven years ago their mom, Carey-Ann Oestreicher suffered a traumatic brain injury; however, ...

Radius

Madison’s Difficult Childhood and how Radius helped

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Monday, March 18, 2019 1:07 PM

Madison shares her personal story of childhood abuse, and how the staff at Radius provided guidance and support. She now lives a rich and full life. 

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