Conference with practical applications for preventing suicide in your community and improving collaboration with primary care, community care services and hospital transitions
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Running for Rachael plays an important role in supporting the city-wide work of suicide prevention; hope, help & healing.
Join us on Sunday, September 29th for a community 5k walk or run (timed) at our new location – CF Lime Ridge at 9 am (Registration opens at 8 am)
This new seminar has been developed in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and the American Association of Suicidology (AAS). It is designed specifically for mental health professionals who provide grief therapy or counselling to suicide loss survivors.
The training focuses on individual therapy, and includes information about suicide bereavement, the tasks of loss integration for survivors, and discussion of case examples and specific techniques that may be helpful in working with survivors.
Join guest speaker, Carla LaBella, Professor or Psychology as she talks about Raising Resilient Teens. What can parents do to help their kids embrace difficult situations and learn to grow from them. An interactive workshop to learn strategies to help raise resilient teens.
Come join us for our 2nd Annual Bowl-a-thon fundraising event!
A fun event for the whole family.
Prizes for top fundraisers, best dressed team and more!
All funds will go to help supporting Suicide Prevention and Getting to Zero Suicide in the Hamilton region.
A local Hamilton band, Built By Thieves, is pulling together other bands for a fundraiser in support of mental health awareness and suicide prevention.
Join us on March 28th at 9 pm – Corktown pub
Cost is only $10.00
Click to view photos from this event on our Facebook page
Alternatives for Youth (AY) is committed to providing substance use treatment services for youth aged 12 to 22 years and those who care for them. Research has shown that engaging parents/care-givers in substance use education and counseling programs improves treatment outcomes for youth with substance use and concurrent mental health problems. The feedback we have received from parents that have attended this program indicates that information covered is helpful and the group experience is positive. Parents have noted improvement in