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It seemed like a simple question to ask my 24-year-old son who had come for Sunday dinner. “Where’s my Tupperware container you took last week?” What followed was a surprising story of life lessons on nature, compassion and traps.

Remember I told you...

A Knowledge Translation workshop that walks you through each step of the planning the implementation of your idea and connects you with experienced mentors in the mental health and addictions sectors to support you might be just what you need!

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We discussed identifying and engaging stakeholder in an earlier post, but how do you move beyond that initial contact and why is it important to do so?  Relationships are incredibly important, and our projects cannot go very far if we do not have...

SPARKie Profile

Name: Sonia Kumar-Seguin

Organization: Body Brave

SPARK Year: 2019

URL: www.bodybrave.ca/our-work/

You may have seen expose ads in elementary and high school surrounding the topic of “body image...

Since COVID-19, there have been some changes and rebooking in meetups, which have all been quite manageable. I was already working from home prior to this crisis, and I assumed that the personal impact would be negligible. This is only partly the case...

Chances are that at some point in your life, you have told a story. Storytelling is a tool used in many different contexts, like when a teacher shares a story during a lesson at school or a grandfather shares a story about family traditions....

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Grey Bruce

It is certainly safe to say that COVID-19 has definitely added things to my life and taken some other things away.  When Ontario was first placed under the emergency declaration, my first...

The term can be daunting for those who have never really had the chance to learn what KT really is, as opposed to the myths surrounding it. If you haven’t already read our blog on “KT: Myth vs. Reality”[Link] check it out. If you have already read...

We may also be aware of other organizations and individuals that we are not already connected to but might like to engage. But how do we go about figuring out who we should be engaging and how to go about doing it?

Before beginning on this...

Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA) (http://nisa.on.ca/)

Our project at the Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA) involves the training and supervision of older adult Mental Health Peer Support workers and volunteers. Because...

While the SPARK journey of Elizabeth Anderson may have started with a colourless vague sketch of what she wanted, her story continues to be the work of an artistic masterpiece. As the founder of Being Mentally Healthy.com, Elizabeth is now a seasoned...

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