Category: Mental Health

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

Ami-Quebec Share & Care Winter Newsletter

AMI-Quebec has just published its Winter edition of the Share & Care Newsletter with articles on: Tips for Families Struggling with Mental Illness The Double Whammy of Caregiving in Mental Illness & Dementia On Addiction and the Human Brain Mad in America AMI-Quebec is also […]

Parent Workshop Wrap-Up: Untying the Legal Knot

We would like to thank our parents for attending last night’s workshop on “Untying the Legal Knot.” It was a great session and an opportunity for parents to ask questions and to learn more about the legal issues that are encountered during separation and divorce, to demystify […]

Observatoire des tout-petits’  2017 Highlights: How Are Quebec’s Youngest Children Faring

Observatoire des tout-petits’  2017 Highlights: How Are Quebec’s Youngest Children Faring

The Observatoire des tout-petits’ recently published its 2017 Highlights: How Are Quebec’s Youngest Children Faring on the state of health and development of Quebec’s youngest children (0-5 years old) and describes the conditions surrounding children’s birth, their physical and mental health and their development. “The data presented in this portrait and […]

The Impact of “Serve and Return” on Child Development

Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. This is called “Serve and Return,” and it takes two to play! For more videos on the impact of “Serve and […]

New Guide for Caregivers!

New Guide for Caregivers!

A new Guide, “Caregiver Pathways: The Toolpath for Caregivers of Seniors,” will soon be available to caregivers in the Outaouais area.  This guide was created by the Société Alzheimer de l’Outaouais Québécois (SAOQ) and L’Appui pour les proches aidants d’aînés Outaouais, with an English version translated […]

Caregiver Legal Information Toolkit from Éducaloi!

Caregiver Legal Information Toolkit from Éducaloi!

Sometimes, people close to us need help because of age, illness or a disability. When this happens, we become caregivers. Stepping into this role raises a lot of questions. Can we take time off work to care for someone? Do we have a role when it […]

Appui Outaouais November 2017 Caregiver Newsletter

Appui Outaouais November 2017 Caregiver Newsletter

Check out L’Appui Outaouais’ November Caregiver Newsletter with articles on: Health Professionals: Who Does What? Preparing Yourself for Meetings with Health Professionals – Part 2, Caregivers’ Stories: In November, We Honour Caregivers! You’ll also find information on upcoming events for the month of November including:  […]

Highlights of the Health Forum at the Hull Adult Education Centre

Highlights of the Health Forum at the Hull Adult Education Centre

We had a wonderful time talking to students on Wednesday, November 1st during the Annual Health Forum at the Hull Adult Education Centre (HAEC). Every year, Connexions works closely with WQSB’s Hull Adult Education Centre (HAEC) to bring community organizations that work with youth and Western […]