Tag Archive "mental-health"

Our Kids Network

Our Kids Network Early Years Mental Health Toolkit

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 ...

The Volunteer Factor makes a difference

I have seen firsthand the tremendous impact local programs receive from gracious gifts of time and donations.

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

The Importance of Self-Compassion for Teens

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 ...

mental health illness

Mental illness ~ my personal journey

For almost three decades, I manage a mental illness called Bi-Polar 2. It started with panic attacks in my early 20’s. My first nervous breakdown occurred in my early thirties.

Mental Health

Mental Health costs the Canadian Economy $50 Billion – Let’s Talk

The Oakville Chamber of Commerce and their Young Professional & Entrepreneur Group (YPEG), in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk, will host Let’s Talk About… Mental Health in the 21st Century: Stigma, Reality & Hope.

Loneliness, social isolation

Loneliness, Social Isolation and the effect on your health

At the time John Lennon wrote ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’, little did most people know he was actually sending out an SOS in terms of his own need for help in his ...

Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance, Budget 2017, Oakville news, March 2017

Federal Budget 2017 Brings Real and Fair Change to Canadians

The government’s second federal budget, “Building a Strong Middle Class,” takes an important next step to revitalize the Canadian economy, make smart investments that will create jobs, grow our economy and provide more opportunities for ...

Sparkler

New Year’s Eve in Oakville: December 31, 2016

Like many, Oakvillians will be celebrating the New Year in style, whether they are heading out on the town at one of the many locations holding formal parties or staying home and watching a movie. ...

Illuminated Coloured circles

Say “Hello” during Christmas

During this time of ‘Christmas Cheer’, it is remarkable how much of its counterpart we encounter in the way of a significant rise of people experiencing great emotional distress. Such as any seasoned medical staff ...

Maria Estrada

United Way Oakville supported R.O.C.K. builds an Oakville Superhero Advocate

Maria Estrada spent the first years of her life living happily in Peru. When she was six, her mother moved them to Canada with the hope of living a better life. They arrived in Canada ...

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