Work on our much anticipated, new drop-in space has begun. Thanks to the Youth Engagement Committee and the young people and staff who volunteered their time over the summer to help with designing and painting the space. When completed it will provide a friendly and welcoming place for young people to get involved in activities, […]
Suicide is among the leading causes of death in 15-25 year old Canadians, second only to accidents. LGBTQ youth are approximately 3 times more likely to attempt suicide than their peers.
Exercise and relaxation techniques can be useful techniques for combatting depression and anxiety issues.
A sense of connectedness, attachment to networks in the community (ie. sports teams, chess clubs, etc.), and access to support services, are all protective factors to combat mental illness.