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The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is the national association, which provides leadership in hospice palliative care in Canada.
The CHPCA offers leadership in the pursuit of excellence in care for persons approaching death so that the burdens of suffering, loneliness and grief are lessened.
Who We Are: HeartLight Center is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization which was founded in 2001 and opened its doors to the public for groups and programs on September 30, 2003.
Mission Statement: HeartLight Center provides affordable grief education and support for the Denver metropolitan community.
Who We Serve: A non-profit gathering place open to all in our community, HeartLight Center seeks to provide education about, and support through, the grief process. And HeartLight Center provides affordable education programs for professional and volunteer caregivers in our community who are working with those who are grieving.
How We Serve: Offered in group sessions, our work provides participants with the community and insight to gain the strength and peace they need to effectively move forward with their lives.
The Eating Disorders Information Network (EDIN) is an Atlanta-based non-profit organization dedicated to education, awareness, and early intervention to prevent eating disorders. On the education front, EDIN partners with schools and community organizations in the Greater Atlanta area, collaborating with eating disorder experts to create tailor-made presentations for students in elementary through college, parents, educators and professionals in a variety of fields. EDIN's presentations and resources not only address topics such as early identification and intervention, but the organization also seeks to promote body positivity and often facilitates presentations related to developing a healthy relationship with food and one's body. EDIN has also partnered with Emory's Rollins School of Public Health to develop curriculum for elementary, middle and high school students focusing on the prevention of eating disorders by bolstering protective factors. To promote awareness, EDIN organizes events around the community, including Love Your Body Month, Merrick’s Walk, Scrap Your Scale, and Celebrity Dance Challenge. Finally, EDIN takes steps to promote early intervention by training those who are on the "front lines" such as teachers, coaches and medical professionals to identify the signs and to know how to respond. When individuals do develop distorted body image or disordered eating, EDIN partners with numerous eating disorder organizations to help connect individuals and families to the help that they need. The professionals who partner with EDIN are equipped to help individuals in all walks of life and all areas of Atlanta to fully recover from eating disorders. For more information: www.myedin.org
CWDR is a non-residential center for independent living providing assistance through independent living planning, peer support, advocacy, information and referrals.
Our Commitment to you
For over twenty five years, CWDR has enhanced our communities through advancing the empowerment, inclusion, and wellness of all persons with disabilities through advocacy, community education, peer mentoring, and skill development so that they may realize independence and full participation in life.
The M.O.R.G.A.N. Project provides assistance to parents of children with special health care needs via our Quality-of-life support programs, including an extensive online resource database for these parents to point them in the right direction to get the products and services they need, as well as operating Morgan's Place, a wireless multi-sensory environment created for children with special needs to have a place for therapeutic play in a sensory controlled space.
The mission of Lucy’s Love Bus™ is to improve quality of life for children with cancer and life-threatening illness, to support their families, and to mobilize the next generation of cancer activists. Lucy's Love Bus pays for integrative therapies for children with cancer in New England, and holds programs and workshops in Amesbury, MA open to the families of children with cancer, life-threatening illness, or chronic medical conditions not developmental in nature.
String of Pearls was created to provide a nurturing and safe place for families as they navigate the path following a fatal prenatal diagnosis that will result in the death of their baby prior to, or shortly after birth. The path between grief and hope is a difficult place to walk; our desire is to provide guidance, compassion and practical suggestions as plans to honor the life of pre-born babies are crafted. Each life has a story worth telling, and we are here for support as stories are lovingly written.
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.
Actively Moving Forward, a HealGrief program is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting grieving college students.
1 in every 3 college students are grieving a loved one’s death or the diagnosis of a loved one’s terminal illness! The organization accomplishes its mission by creating Actively Moving Forward chapters on college campuses nationwide. AMF, an acronym for ActivelyMovingForward connects and empowers these grieving students to support one another and participate in community service in memory of their loved ones. Students are given the tools to cope, and the education to understand that grief is normal; grief is not depression; suicide is never an option; and a healthy grief recovery does exist.
AMF also supports non-collegiate young adults and professionals working with college students and young adults by creating a wealth of virtual information, programming, and community.
The Mental Health Helpline provides information about mental health services in Ontario Canada. We are funded by the Government of Ontario.
Our service is live answer 24/7, confidential and free.
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Information is the first step.
A helpful Information and Referral Specialist will answer your call, email or web chat 24/7. Our service is free and confidential.
provide information about counselling services and supports in your community
listen, offer support and provide strategies to help you meet your goals
provide basic education about mental illness
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The Mental Health Helpline is a service of ConnexOntario, a free and confidential health service information organization funded by the Ontario Government.