Month: January 2019

31 Jan
2019

Suicide Prevention Week – February 3-9, 2019

The 29th edition of Suicide Prevention Week focuses on a critical component of prevention: speaking up. To reduce suicide rates, it is important to open up both a one‑on‑one and a collective dialogue on the topic. Since suicide already receives extensive media coverage and features prominently in fiction and on social networks, the Association québecoise …

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30 Jan
2019

FREE Workshop on Effective Communication Strategies for Caregivers

Effective communication isn’t necessarily instinctive. All too often, when we try to communicate with others something goes astray. We say one thing, the other person hears something else, and misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts ensue. Communicating more clearly and effectively requires learning some important strategies. Mastering these skills can deepen your connections to others, build greater trust …

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24 Jan
2019

Are your children well equipped for some safe winter fun?

Did you know that 80% of child and youth head injuries, including concussions, treated in emergency departments are related to sports and recreation? When your children are out playing — whether in a team sport like hockey or tobogganing — keep them safe by taking the right precautions: Make sure your children wear proper safety …

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24 Jan
2019

Volunteer Training 2019

The Wellness Centre welcomes you to our free training session for our volunteers. WE Volunteers contribute to many programs at our centre that focus on assisting seniors with reduced capacities or mobility. Our key roles are assisting seniors in residence, transporting and accompanying seniors to medical appointments, regular friendly visits, helping with grocery shopping & …

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7 Jan
2019

What You Need to Know about the Health Care Complaint Process in Quebec

Join us for a special community outreach session and discover why filing a complaint can be a positive action with Ian Renaud-Lauzé, from the CAAP-CN   http://caap-capitalenationale.org/en/ and Annalisa Turner, member of the  JHSB User’s Committee.  If you are dissatisfied with quality of health and social services care you have received, you can use your voice …

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