Tag Archive "suicide"

Maria Estrada UNITED WAY OAKVILLE ROCK

Maria Estrada no longer hides her emotional and physical scars

Maria Estrada had been hiding both her mental health issues and the physical scars on her arms from years of self-harm, covering her wrists with bracelets. As she began to understand herself and get the ...

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. ...

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 ...

ConvoPlate

#ConvoPlate Keeps the Conversation Going for Mental Health in Oakville

On Friday, September 16, 2016 the Hon. Kevin Flynn, Oakville MPP and Ontario Minister of Labour passed on the #ConvoPlate to me in order to keep the conversation going on mental health.

World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day and the Halton Suicide Prevention Coalition (HSPC) is using the day to help promote its key message of “Silence Hurts” throughout the region. Along with presentations to target ...

Connecting Youth through Religion

Religion has always been a hot-button topic. Whether it’s Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Atheism or any other religion, what most people seem to focus on are their differences: Christianity follows Jesus, Islam follows the Prophet ...