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The Canadian BFRB Support Network is a federally-registered Canadian non-profit organization that provides information, resources, and support to persons living with body-focused repetitive behaviours (BFRBs) as well as their loved ones.
Based out of Toronto, Ontario, CBSN operates with a goal of disseminating information to reassure those with BFRBs they are not alone while also educating the public about these disorders in the hopes of reducing stigma. Apart from information, CBSN offers support through in-person peer support groups across the country, online one-on-one peer support, and through its online support group.
CBSN is completely volunteer run and relies on the support of the community and partnerships with other organizations for its information and resources.
Although Canada-based, CBSN welcomes and assists people from across the globe and has been in operation since 2013.
Cancer Hope Network provides free one-on-one emotional support to adult cancer patients and their loved ones. Each of CHN’s 400+ volunteers is at least one year post-treatment or successfully undergoing maintenance therapies. They have faced more than 80 cancer types and speak 15 languages. Our volunteers offer support from diagnosis, through treatment and into recovery. Cancer Hope Network serves cancer patients in the United States and Canada.
Lee Thompson Young's sister, Tamu Lewis, and mother, Dr. Velma Love, created the foundation to promote mental health literacy through its vision and mission...
We envision a world in which mental illness is recognized by all as a treatable, biopsychosocial disorder and the stigma associated with it no longer exists; a world that supports and encourages wholeness and well being at every stage of life.
We are dedicated to erasing the stigma associated with mental illness, advancing holistic health treatments and improving the lives of all those impacted.
Our organization disseminates information to the general public, supports research and sponsors youth programming that strengthens support systems and promotes well being.
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.
Project Sweet Peas is a national non-profit organization providing support to families of premature or sick infants and to those who have been affected by pregnancy and infant loss. Care packages, hospital events, peer-to-peer support, financial aid, educational materials, and other Project Sweet Peas services, support the cultural, spiritual, emotional, and financial needs of families as they endure life in the NICU.
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We are here to support to anyone who identifies as a man who has experienced emotional, physical or sexual trauma in childhood or as an adult.
When you survive a trauma or childhood abuse it can affect every aspect of your life; work, relationships and your health. Many men carry on in silence but there is help here for you. For over 10 years we have been working with men who have experienced trauma and we are here to listen to you. Call to make an appointment 250.381.6367 or email (info @t menstrauma dot com)
The Vancouver Island Men’s Trauma Counseling Society (Men’s Trauma Centre) was formed in September, 2003 in response to the closing of the Victoria branch of the BC Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse (BCSMSSA). The Men’s Trauma Centre provides support and/or counseling services to over two hundred men and their family members each year. The Men’s Trauma Centre is becoming increasingly busy and we now run a wide range of therapy programs, educational outreach and an advocacy service, as well as providing vital support during the criminal justice process from initial reporting through to trial.
Why We Exist
While the majority of sexual abuse is by males on females, anyone can be a victim of sexual trauma. Research suggests that between 20% and 30% of all male children are sexually abused before the age of eighteen. Many of the boys who suffer trauma grow up to be men whose lives are seriously impacted by their early childhood experiences. These men suffer from anxiety and depression, are haunted by flashbacks and nightmares, have trouble finding or keeping jobs, have problems maintaining intimate relationships and much more. To compound the difficulty they also experience the social stigma and the guilt and shame associated with victim-hood that is often significantly stronger for males.
Despite the media stories of male survivors of abuse that have come out over the past few years, many people remain unable or unwilling to respond to this problem and the long term damage it creates both individually and at societal level. We believe it is vital, both to the individual and to society as a whole, to address the issues and concerns of male survivors. Prevention, education, treatment and support are the means.
Black Girls Smile Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive mental health for young African American females. BGS works to achieve this ...through resource programs, forums, and mentorship initiatives that promote mental health education, awareness, and self-empowerment.
Attachment Parenting Canada Association is a non-profit support, information and advocacy organization for parents and caregivers. Information is provided on attachment parenting practices and child development.