Category: Mental Health

Isaac’s personal experiences with substance use and homelessness help him connect with youth he interacts with daily at Operation Come Home. But safeguarding his mental health means investing in the right resources—that’s what United Way and the Community Services Recovery Fund make possible.
Not only do youth get a chance to be themselves through after-school programs at Christie Lake Kids, but they’re welcomed into a supportive environment that focusses on their physical, social and emotional health.
Living in a rural community, Jennifer and her family had limited mental health support options before the pandemic. Counselling Connect has been a gamechanger.
Hear from guest speaker Ryan Forsyth as he shares his personal story about his own struggles with mental health and why it's important to have an open dialogue on this topic.
With the added pressures of the pandemic, United Way and our partners have adapted to address the critical mental health challenges facing our region.
Through virtual one-on-one, grief, trauma, and group therapy, residents in need can continue to access the mental health services they need as they navigate the impacts of the pandemic.
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