Connexions Resource Centre - Satellite Offices
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Shawville: 530, rue Main, Shawville, Qc, J0X 2Y0
Wakefield: 721, chemin Riverside, Wakefield, QC J0X 3G0
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Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Week: Let’s Connect & Support Each Other

Suicide Prevention Week: Let’s Connect & Support Each Other

From February 4-10, Connexions joins forces with the Association québécoise de prévention du suicide (AQPS) in observing Suicide Prevention Week.

Support & Resources for Indigenous Peoples and their Allies

Support & Resources for Indigenous Peoples and their Allies

Support & Resources for Indigenous Peoples and their Allies Each year, September 30 marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day honours the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. Public commemoration of…

Health & Social Services

Health & Social Services

Find detailed information about the RAMQ, health care programs and tools, as well as available health care service such as walk-in clinics and more.

Supporting Mental Health in Black Communities

Supporting Mental Health in Black Communities

Find helpful resources and information on mental health in Black communities.

Dare To Talk About Suicide

Dare To Talk About Suicide

Dare to Talk About Suicide – Resources On average, three Quebecers take their own lives every day. That is three friends, parents, children, or spouses too many. We can’t accept the loss of all those members of our community. Suicide is never the answer. With…

Mental Health & Wellness Check-In

Mental Health & Wellness Check-In

Need a listening ear and compassionate heart? Connexions is providing Mental Health & Wellness Check-Ins!

Crisis & Non-Crisis Lines

If you are experiencing an emergency, please go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital or call 911. If you are in crisis or have suicidal thoughts, please call: Suicide prevention line at 1-866-APPELLE (277-3553). Canada Suicide Prevention Service 24-Hour Crisis Line: Available 24/7, call & text…

Wandering

Wandering

Find helpful information on wandering, which impacts persons living with dementia.

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.

Don’t Just Get Loud, #GetReal About How to Help!

Don’t Just Get Loud, #GetReal About How to Help!

May 2 to 8 is #MentalHealthWeek, and it’s all about empathy!  #Empathy is something that we can all learn. It’s about choosing not to judge.  Seeing the world as others do. Tuning in to each other and actively listening. Understanding someone’s feelings. Empathy has the…

Getting Comfortable in Uncomfortable Situations | Caregivers’ Circle Workshop Recap 

Getting Comfortable in Uncomfortable Situations | Caregivers’ Circle Workshop Recap 

We welcomed special guest, Erica Ouimet, Developmental Service Worker and professional caregiver to our February 10th virtual Caregivers’ Circle. Erica discussed the common challenges that caregivers face while providing personal care such as toileting and bathing. “It’s important to talk about the awkwardness, to discuss…

Getting Comfortable in Uncomfortable Situations | Caregivers’ Circle Workshop Recap 

Getting Comfortable in Uncomfortable Situations | Caregivers’ Circle Workshop Recap 

We welcomed special guest, Erica Ouimet, Developmental Service Worker and professional caregiver to our February 10th virtual Caregivers’ Circle. Erica discussed the common challenges that caregivers face while providing personal care such as toileting and bathing. “It’s important to talk about the awkwardness, to discuss…

#YouAsked: “I’ve Been Having a Really Difficult Time Coping with my Anxiety During this COVID-19 Pandemic. What Can I Do to Help Alleviate the Extra Stress?”

#YouAsked: “I’ve Been Having a Really Difficult Time Coping with my Anxiety During this COVID-19 Pandemic. What Can I Do to Help Alleviate the Extra Stress?”

Remember, it’s ok to not be ok. Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worry can be tough to contain, especially if your usual coping skills are being affected by this virus. And taking care of your mental health is just as important now even when the…

Naloxone Kits Available for Free at Pharmacies or Public Health Units

Naloxone Kits Available for Free at Pharmacies or Public Health Units

  Naloxone is a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse an opioid overdose.  Within the scope of its national opioid overdose prevention and response strategy, the Québec government has implemented a program for free access to naloxone. An antidote to opioid overdose, naloxone is now available…

Youth and Opioids: What Do I Need to Know as a Parent?

Youth and Opioids: What Do I Need to Know as a Parent?

Did you know that…  87% of teenagers think their parents are credible sources of information about illegal drugs (Health Canada study)? As a parent, you can make a big difference as you are your child’s best defense against drug use. Here are some things to…

Increasing Health & Wellness Supports | Seniors Wellness Program

Increasing Health & Wellness Supports | Seniors Wellness Program

We are excited to share the news that Connexions has launched its Seniors Wellness Program!  Following the recent announcement of the Government’s $2.7 million investment over a three-year period, Connexions is proud to take part in a new initiative that will further support isolated and…