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Posts Categorized: Resources

Here To Help

Posted by & filed under Drugs, Alcohol & Addictions, Life skills, Mental Health, Resources.

Here To Help is a web site geared towards mental health and substance use information. It features a ton of up-to-date information on both, ideas & skills to help manage these issues, screening self-tests, and support in the form of their discussion forums or by email.

SFU Health Promotion

Posted by & filed under General Health Issues, Random Stuff We Like, Sex & Sexual Health.

SFU offers a clinic, vaccinations, counselling and physiotherapy to currently enrolled students but also features some excellent web-based resources, including interactive blogs on nutrition & sexual health, a resource list with info on popular health topics and audio/video recordings for use in relaxation, yoga and mindfulness exercises.

Jennifer Ann’s Group

Posted by & filed under Abuse & Assault, Resources.

Jennifer Ann’s Group is an American non-profit whose goal is to educate others about the very real dangers of teen dating violence. Every year, they have sponsored the Life. Love. Game Design Challenge, challenging game designers to produce a game that deals with teen dating violence without using any violence in the game itself.

Looking Glass Foundation

Posted by & filed under Disordered Eating.

The Looking Glass Foundation runs Canada’s first treatment Centre dedicated to adolescents with eating disorders. They run a summer camp, weekly on-line support groups and have a web site full of links and resources on the subject.

WISH Drop-in Centre

Posted by & filed under Resources, Sexual Exploitation.

The WISH Drop-in Centre Society is run by women, for the exclusive use of female survival sex workers. The centre offers a safe place to find support, a hot meal, showers, basic supplies and health care.