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Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization and website. Founded in 1998, Scarleteen.com is visited by around five million diverse people each year -- around 5,000 of whom we typically speak with directly through our direct services and in-person outreach -- most between the ages of 15 and 25. It is typically the most popular and most widely used site specifically providing sex and relationships information and support for young people worldwide and has been so through most of its tenure. Scarleteen and its founder, Heather Corinna, have been the recipients of many awards for our work, including: The Champions of Sexual Literacy Award for Grassroots Activism from the National Sexuality Resource Center/SFSU; The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Western Region's Public Service Award; the Our Bodies, Ourselves' Women's Health Heroes Award; the Joan Helmich Educator of the Year Award; The Woodhull Foundation's Vicki Award; the Steinem-Waters Award, and the Golden Brick Award.
Most of our users find Scarleteen through search engines or when provided a link or verbal referral from friends, other websites or magazines; parents, guardians and other family members; healthcare providers/clinics or other sexuality/sexual health education programs and resources. Nearly every day, young people and adults who care about them let us know how valuable they find our services.
Silvert's adaptive clothing and footwear is designed specifically for seniors and disabled adults and those facing physical challenges such as paralysis and lowered mobility. Silvert's adaptive clothing offers comfortable and affordable self dressing solutions and caregiver assisted dressing solutions. The perfect caregiver’s gift! Order online www.silverts.com or call for a Free Catalogue 1-800-387-7088.
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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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.
Awe in Autism provides inspiration and encouragement to those impacted by autism, including those who care for children or adults with autism as well as adults on the spectrum. The AweinAutism.org website features a gallery of original works of art, music, literature, poetry, photography and video created or inspired by people with autism; in addition, Awe in Autism features such works through live arts exhibitions.
The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling is here to support Real People and Real Recovery from gambling addiction that can devastate the lives of individuals, couples, families, and friends. It’s important to understand that most people can enjoy gambling for entertainment and recreation. For those who are affected by the serious addiction of gambling, the pain is real. The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling (ECPG) is dedicated to increasing awareness of public health issues around problem gambling and gaming, expanding the availability and integration of services, and supporting advocacy, research, and programs for education, prevention, treatment, and responsible gambling and gambling. ECPG is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded in 1991 and maintains a position of neutrality on gambling. Our mission is to ensure programs and services to support those who are affected negatively by problem gambling. The Council provides a confidential, toll-free, 24-hour Helpline in Washington State that offers information and referral to treatment services by phone, text, and chat. ECPG also administers a training program for treatment providers, supports outpatient and residential treatment for Washington residents, conducts public awareness and outreach efforts, and works with the gaming industry to promote Responsible Gaming initiatives throughout Washington State. When Gambling Becomes a Problem, there’s HOPE; and Help Starts Here: 1.800.547.6133 / www.evergreencpg.org.
A grief resource center of books, journals, DVDs, CDs, and keepsakes. Centering's catalog includes hundreds of resources for grieving families and caregivers. A 501(c)3 nonprofit, Centering was founded in 1978 by Joy and Dr. Marvin Johnson.
BTS has classes and programs that are custom tailored to assist in preparing you for a career or ministry in the helping field. Our courses and programs train counselors, pastors, teachers, mentors, and others who plan to counsel in professional and lay counseling environments.
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.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), is a national non-profit, tax-exempt [Section 501(c)(3)] organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD. In addition to our informative website, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD. These materials include Attention magazine, Attention weekly, a free electronically mailed current events newsletter, as well as other publications of specific interest to educators, professionals and parents.
The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a unique organization, and one of the only of its kind in Ontario. We provide free counselling support and specialized programming to children, youth and families as they navigate the difficult journey of living with terminal illness, traumatic loss and grief. Our small team of dedicated counsellors and staff design and deliver support to young people impacted by illness, suicide, homicide and sudden death. All of our programs strive to support, educate and empower families to learn to live with loss and grief in a way that helps to make life feel manageable and meaningful again.
Our programs help to increase the resiliency of children, youth and families by supporting emotional literacy and family communication, building community and connection, reactivating social skills, promoting healthier relationships with family and peers, improving mental health and family systems, and decreasing the feelings of isolation and loneliness so common to the experience of living with terminal illness and grief.
Key Programs: One-on-one counselling for children/youth, Family Programming/Parenting Group/Information Sessions, Youth Program (peer support group & leadership training), Camp Erin (3day bereavement camp), Professional Education and Consultation.