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What Is PTSD1

What is PTSD? 3 Steps for Healing Trauma - An engaging workbook for trauma recovery with simple explanations, self-tests, real recovery stories and helpful exercises. Baranowsky & Lauer go beyond the expected approaches by applying their work to client stories and exercises that work for real people.  (Read More...)
San Andreas Regional Center

Our Vision: People First Through Service, Advocacy, Respect, and Choice - A vision for leadership in service and advocacy for individuals with developmental disabilities. San Andreas Regional Center recognizes the ongoing need for advocacy to sustain the original intent and promise of the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act and commits itself to protecting its provisions. San Andreas Regional Center strives for community partnership and excellence in customer service with its well-trained staff and service providers who use up-to-date technology, are good at what they do and are committed to this vision. San Andreas Regional Center enables the individuals it serves and their families to determine what happens in their lives. San Andreas Regional Center fulfills this vision through respect for the people it serves and their families, friends, service providers, agencies, staff, and community. San Andreas Regional Center accomplishes this vision through an organization that is trusted, responsive, supportive, creative, proactive, well-managed, and people friendly.  (Read More...)
Schizophrenia Society of Canada

The mission of our schizophrenia association is: to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research. The Schizophrenia Society of Canada is a national registered charity that has been in operation since 1979. We work with 10 provincial societies to help individuals with schizophrenia and their families have a better quality of life while we search for a cure. At SSC we are committed to: Raising awareness and educating the public to help reduce mental disorders stigma and discrimination Supporting families and individuals Advocating for legislative change and improved schizophrenia treatment and mental health services Supporting research through the SSC Foundation and other independent efforts.  (Read More...)
Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst

APSE is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a growing national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 and is now known as Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE).  (Read More...)
Active Minds

Active Minds is the young adult voice in mental health advocacy. By supporting a rapidly growing network of hundreds of student-led chapters at colleges and universities, Active Minds empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. Active Minds is a national nonprofit. Follow us on Twitter./>  (Read More...)
Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends is a self-help support organization that provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family. Each chapter, along with the supporting National Office, is committed to helping every bereaved parent, sibling, or grandparent who may walk through our doors or contact us. TCF has over 600 chapters serving all 50 states plus Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and Guam, that offer friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved parents, siblings, grandparents, and other family members during the natural grieving process after a child has died. Around the world more than 30 countries have a Compassionate Friends presence, encircling the globe with support so desperately needed when the worst has happened. To find a local chapter: www.compassionatefriends.org/find-support/chapters/chapter-locator/  (Read More...)
Open To Hope®

Open to Hope ® is a non-profit with the mission of helping people find hope after loss. We invite you to read, listen and share your stories of hope and compassion. The Open to Hope Mission: Helping people find hope after loss. Our Vision: To provide an online forum to support people who have experienced loss: to help them cope with their pain, heal their grief and invest in their future. Website Definition: OpentoHope.com is an online website where people can share inspirational stories of loss and love. We encourage our visitors to read, listen and share their stories of hope and compassion.  (Read More...)
The Manitoba Schizophrenia Society (MSS)

The Manitoba Schizophrenia Society, Inc. is a consumer-focused, family sensitive mental health self-help organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, peer support programs, one-on-one consultations, public policy and research.  (Read More...)
Little Warriors

Little Warriors is a national, charitable organization, based in Canada, committed to the awareness, prevention and treatment of child sexual abuse. 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. To help bring attention to this reality, Little Warriors offers a free workshop called Prevent It! Taking Action to Stop Child Sexual Abuse to educate adults on how to help prevent child sexual abuse. The Little Warriors Be Brave Ranch located east of Edmonton, AB is the first of it’s kind long-term treatment centre for children ages 8-12 years old who have been sexually abused. The Be Brave Ranch gives child sexual abuse survivors the essential support they need to grow into happy, healthy adults. To learn more about Little Warriors visit www.littlewarriors.ca  (Read More...)
Laing House

Laing House's mission is to empower youth living with mental illness through innovative youth engagement and peer support. We are a drop-in centre and community of peer support groups for youth aged 16 – 29 living with a mood disorder, psychosis, and/or anxiety disorder. Members can meet friends who have gone through similar experiences and support each other as they find wellness. Programming includes art, meals, education and employment support, camping, music, and more. With satellite groups in Yarmouth and Sackville, Laing House is extending our reach across NS. We also offer a support group for families.  (Read More...)

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