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Teens & Opioids: Watch Meagan and Jordan’s Story (Videos)

Did you know you can return unused painkillers to the pharmacy and reduce the chance of them getting into the wrong hands? If misused, prescribed painkillers can lead to addiction, overdose, and even death. Many teenagers report thinking that using prescription drugs to get high […]

Application Deadline for the Bursary Program!

The application deadline for our Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursary Program is this Friday, May 12. This bursary provides financial incentive for students from the Outaouais region with English and French language skills pursuing full-time studies in the health and social services field to […]

Don’t Forget to Sign-Up to Our Upcoming Parent Information Session

In response to growing concerns by parents and caregivers regarding opioids and drug abuse in youth, Connexions will be co-hosting a Drug Awareness Parent Information Session on Monday, May 15 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in partnership with the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) […]

#YesThisIsNursing – National Nursing Week

This week, May 8 to 14, marks National Nursing Week, an opportunity to celebrate Canadian nurses for their outstanding patient-centered care and dedication to advancing our Canadian health care system. This year, the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) has selected the theme #YesThisIsNursing, which reflects the expanding […]

Measuring Positive Mental Health: The PMHSIF and Quick Stats for Adults and Youth

Positive mental health is a state of well-being that allows people to feel, think and act in ways that enhance the ability to enjoy life and deal with challenges. It is important for maintaining good physical health, building healthy relationships and developing the ability to […]

Youth Summit at St Michael’s High School

Yesterday, May 2nd, we had the opportunity to meet with students at St Michael’s High School in Low, Quebec to talk about mental health and the importance of healthy eating at our kiosk. We shared various community resources with the students and school staff, highlighted the upcoming […]