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Support Your Well-being in Times of Change: Free Webinar

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By Lu Ripley, Director of Community Learning and Engagement Living through a pandemic impacts each of us in different ways. Likely, most of us have experienced some degree of increased stress, anxiety, distress or strong emotions related to the unprecedented changes and ongoing uncertainty.   We are here 24/7 to support communities and individuals through our […]

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Caring for our Caregivers: Essential Services

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By Lu Ripley, Director of Community Learning and Engagement Supporting mental health has never been so essential. Stress, loss, compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma – we are all impacted during this time of uncertainty and change.  As an organization specializing in managing crises, the Crisis Centre offers courses and workshops geared specifically towards the frontline caregiver – […]

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Then Giggles

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By Stacy Ashton, Executive Director Things without arms and without legs by Liz Argall is one of my favourite web comics, and this strip is my favourite one of all. “I would like to be angry, then sad, then comforted, then adventure for solutions, then giggles” is probably the best description of how to support […]

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Behind the Scenes of our Behind the Scenes

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By Stacy Ashton, Executive Director On December 21, 2020 CBC Front Burner released a behind the scenes look at a night on the Crisis Centre lines.  Deciding to open up our work to a national audience was not something we took lightly. We are deeply committed to the privacy and confidentiality of those who reach […]

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Online Workshops to Support your Team

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By Sonia McDiarmid Joan had been on her business Facebook group and chatting with her close friend Mike, who was talking about a recent team building course he had done with his office. His team had recently been hit hard with stress due to COVID-19, and he wanted to do something about it. The sense […]

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