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safeTALK Training – Suicide Prevention for Everyone – Thursday, December 7

WORKING TOWARDS ZERO SUICIDE HELP MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY safeTALK is a half-day alertness training for everyone 15 and older to learn how to recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and how to connect them with resources who can help them in choosing to live. Thursday, December 7, 2017 5:30PM – 8:45PM at Fortinos Supermarket, Community Room 21 Upper Centennial Pkwy South, Stoney Creek (Corner of Upper Centennial and Rymal) MINIMUM AGE FOR PARTICIPATION IS 15. Please

Alternatives for Youth – Parent Education, Support and Skills Development Program (PEP)

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

Cycling C2C in the News

Jim Zvonar is a Hamilton Teacher who is riding across Canada this summer to generate awareness about mental health and mental illness. Jim intends to help generate funds for mental health training programs, stigma reduction, suicide prevention and foster help seeking. Funds raised from his national ride will be used to support youth based mental health initiatives in Hamilton. Find out more at In the News Stoney Creek Native Cycling Coast to Coast for Mental Health – Jun