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What vision care is covered by the Québec Health Insurance Plan?

What vision care is covered by the Québec Health Insurance Plan?

The Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) pays the cost of certain services provided by optometrists.   ▶ Services covered for all: In the event of a sudden eye problem such as conjunctivitis or inflammation of the eyelid, or where there is a foreign…

Ticks & Lyme Disease | Learn How To Protect Yourself!

Ticks & Lyme Disease | Learn How To Protect Yourself!

Mosquitoes are not the only insects that can make your life difficult! Beware of tick bites that can transmit Lyme disease, a disease that can lead to complications if it is not detected in time. Lyme disease is caused by the bite of infected blacklegged ticks,…

Support Help Lines & Resources for Indigenous Peoples & their Allies  | Display at Connexions’ Satellite Office in the Pontiac

Support Help Lines & Resources for Indigenous Peoples & their Allies | Display at Connexions’ Satellite Office in the Pontiac

Connexions mourns the lives of the 1,505 children taken at the Kamloops, Brandon, Regina, Cowessess, Lestock, Carlisle and Cranbrook residential schools. We wish to honour these children and to stand in solidarity with the thousands of other residential school survivors who are with us today.…

17 Children’s Books that Celebrate Fathers

17 Children’s Books that Celebrate Fathers

Made for Me Board by Zack Bush  (Author), Gregorio De Lauretis (Illustrator): Of all the children that ever could be, You are the one made just for me. From a child’s first uttered Dada” to his or her first unsteady steps, nothing can adequately convey the joy and awe of…

Let’s Celebrate Quebec Fatherhood Week from June 14 to 20!

Let’s Celebrate Quebec Fatherhood Week from June 14 to 20!

This year, Quebec Fatherhood Week (QFW) is all about reflecting on the space made for fathers in Quebec’s public policy and family services under the theme: “Every parent counts!”  The question we ask this year: Are fathers’ realities and needs fully integrated and considered at…

Fraud Prevention Month – Helpful Resources

Fraud Prevention Month – Helpful Resources

Fraud Prevention Month is an annual campaign that seeks to help you recognize, reject and report fraud. When it comes to fraud prevention, knowledge is power. With the tools provided by the Competition Bureau Canada, you can join the fight against fraud. Included tools: Anti-fraud…

Journée québécoise pour la santé et le bien-être des hommes

Journée québécoise pour la santé et le bien-être des hommes

Celebrated annually on November 19, the Journée québécoise pour la santé et le bien-être des hommes hosted by the Regroupement provincial en santé et bien-être des hommes or International Men’s Day, celebrates the positive value men bring to the world, their families and the community,…

Resources for Men’s Health and Well-Being

Resources for Men’s Health and Well-Being

The following are a few resources such as support groups and activities available within the Outaouais that are geared specifically towards men. You can also find the following resources for specific target groups:  Resources for Youth/Young Adult;  Resources for Caregivers;  Resources for Seniors Support Groups…

Virtual Playgroup, Crisis & Non-Crisis Mental Health Supports, Back-to-School Tips, Treasure Hunt Fun & More in our Fall 2020 Family Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

Virtual Playgroup, Crisis & Non-Crisis Mental Health Supports, Back-to-School Tips, Treasure Hunt Fun & More in our Fall 2020 Family Issue of the Connexions Newsletter!

We hope you enjoy our Fall 2020 Family Issue of our Connexions Newsletter!  You can either download the PDF (to the right) or click on any of these news items: We Want to Know: “Can You Come & Play?” Tips & Tricks for Virtual Playgroup…

Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Parents Orphelins and Bereaved Families of Ontario offers a wide range of support services for families who have lost a child.

Pregnant Persons and Parents-to-Be

Pregnant Persons and Parents-to-Be

Find useful resources including the Ma Grossesse pregnancy notification service, which allows you to find a professional to monitor your pregnancy.

#YouAsked: What Should I Do To Be Prepared, Stay Healthy and Prevent the Spread of Illness from COVID-19?

#YouAsked: What Should I Do To Be Prepared, Stay Healthy and Prevent the Spread of Illness from COVID-19?

To get the most up-to-date information from reliable sources about COVID-19, we are sharing information that is taken directly from Health Canada (COVID-19: Be Prepared) and Government of Québec website (COVID-19). In order to be prepared, stay healthy and prevent the spread of illness from…

#YouAsked: “What Can a Dietitian Do for Me, How do I Find a Dietitian and are they Covered by Health Insurance?”

#YouAsked: “What Can a Dietitian Do for Me, How do I Find a Dietitian and are they Covered by Health Insurance?”

What Can a Dietitian Do for Me? Dietitians translate the science of nutrition into terms you can understand. They unlock food’s potential and support healthy living for their patients, clients, and communities.  Dietitians look beyond fads and gimmicks to deliver reliable, life-changing advice tailored to…

Would You Like to Help Improve the Health of Quebecers?

Would You Like to Help Improve the Health of Quebecers?

Help improve the health of Quebec’s population- and receive a free dietary evaluation! The NutriQuébec team, in partnership with the Quebec government, is currently carrying out a major project on nutrition and health.  This long-term project requires participants to fill-out online questionnaires on their diet,…

Parents Learn About the Legal Issues Encountered During Separation & Divorce | Connexions Information Session

Parents Learn About the Legal Issues Encountered During Separation & Divorce | Connexions Information Session

We would like to thank our parents for attending last week’s information session 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…

#YouAsked: “My child has an eating disorder. Where can I find help?”

#YouAsked: “My child has an eating disorder. Where can I find help?”

Eating disorders can involve rigid diets, bingeing on food in secret, throwing up after meals or obsessively counting calories. It’s not easy to watch someone you care about damage their health—especially when the solution appears, at least on the outside, to be simple. But eating…