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Photo: Halifax International Security Forum/flickr
| December 2, 2014
August 13, 2014 |
August 12 is International Youth Day, a day endorsed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999 in a resolution upon the recommendation by the World Conference of Minsters Responsible for Youth.
image: MPA
| May 23, 2014
The Swan Song

The schizophrenia survivor

May 14, 2014
| Brent Seal was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He had a mental breakdown and attempted suicide. Slowly, he transformed his life. He is now a mental wellness coach.
Length: 29:47 minutes (27.27 MB)
Photo: Tom Flemming/flickr
| January 28, 2014
January 24, 2014 |
Unifor is participating in the Bell program ‘Let’s Talk’ geared towards fostering a national conversation on mental health.
Talking Radical Radio

Remembering a radical experiment: The Vancouver Mental Patients Association of the 1970s

September 4, 2013
| Jackie Hooper and Megan Davies talk about the radical early years of the Vancouver Mental Patients Association (or MPA) in the 1970s, and about a recent film project to recover some of that history.
Length: 28:07 minutes (25.74 MB)

Homelessness and mental illness

October 30, 2012
| A far-reaching study in five cities across Canada is looking at what strategies are most effective for stabilizing the lives of homeless people with mental illness.
Length: 22:03 minutes (20.2 MB)

Homelessness and traumatic stress

trauma informed care 101

This 236 page trainer's manual on homelessness and traumatic stress is an extensive outline that covers everything needed to run at least three different workshops. The workshops are divided up into understanding the traumatic stress in experiencing homelessness, creating trauma informed services and incorporation into daily life. Each section should last about three hours. This workshop includes

a full trainer's guide to facilitation

tips for working with different groups

evaluations and checklists

agendas, sample slides, handouts and more!


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