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Impacting individuals and communities

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By Chelsea Carter Individual impact. Community impact. By training youth and teachers in mindfulness techniques, the Crisis Centre is giving participants the skills needed to build stronger mental health and tighter communities that prevent the likelihood and severity of crisis. Jennifer Aberman, a program facilitator and long-time practitioner of mindfulness at the Crisis Centre, believes […]

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Answering the call at 1 a.m.

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By Rudi Araujo Raj picked up the phone in the middle of the night. On the other end was a struggling woman who needed to share her story. New motherhood. A sense of distance from her partner. Fractured relationships with her family. A history of trauma. That’s a lot to handle in the middle of […]

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Transitioning to the Fall

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Jeffrey Preiss, Manager of Development & Communications September may feel like a month of rapid change with the start of the school year, the end of summer vacations, and a return back to structured routines and schedules. In September we say farewell to summer and hello to the fall; we witness trees losing their leaves […]

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Contributing to my community

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Sharing a message of hope is core to the individuals who offer their time to volunteer at the Crisis Centre. Volunteers are our front-line support team, providing help to those who need it the most on our 24/7 phone and online chat services, or in the community providing education and training to individuals can help […]

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Media Advisory – World Suicide Prevention Day

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Suicide is preventable. The Crisis Centre is a community of volunteers and staff who are on the other end of the phone or online chat 24 hours a day, 365 days a year when an individual is in distress, considering suicide, or when there are no other mental health services open or available. We’ve prevented […]

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