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Griot Circle

Since 1996, GRIOT Circle has provided a welcoming space, culturally sensitive services, and member-centered programming that affirm the lives of LGBTQ elders of color. GRIOT Circle currently serves over 500 members and growing as we increase our outreach and expand our programs. The services are largely provided in Brooklyn, N.Y. but members commute from all neighboring boroughs. GRIOT members range in age from their mid-50’s to late 80’s. Over 90 % of all members are from low-income households; over 65% are retired and live on fixed incomes. Based on a recent survey 90% of GRIOT members identify as being Black, African-American, or Caribbean-American, with the remaining 10% identifying as Latino/a, white, multiracial or other. While we focus on the needs of LGBT elders of color, GRIOT creates a welcoming environment for all people. Services and programs are open to everyone.  (Read More...)
The LifeLine Canada Foundation

The LifeLine Canada Foundation (TLC) is a registered non-profit committed to positive mental health and suicide prevention in Canada and Worldwide. The Foundation works on initiatives such as: The LifeLine Mobile App (The Free National Suicide Prevention and Awareness App) and Companion Paws. The LifeLine Canada website is both a platform for information about the Foundation’s initiatives as well as a one stop portal, through which an extensive amount of information, intervention and postvention education, resources, guides, pattern interrupts, tools and more are right at one’s fingertips.  (Read More...)
Young Carers Program

The Young Carers Program of Hospice Toronto is a GTA based program supporting children and youth 5-18 who are in a caregiving role for a family member living with a chronic or life-threatening illness, a disability, a mental illness or addiction, or a language barrier. The Young Carers Program offers programs, workshops and special events throughout Toronto to support Young Carers. The therapeutic and recreational programs offer Young Carers opportunities to foster resilience, build skills, connect to peers and just have fun! Programs include, but are not limited to, cooking workshops, sports programs, camp, expressive arts, games, day trips, homework help, leadership workshops, medical education, and so much more!  (Read More...)
Ontario Parents Advocating For Children With Cancer (OPACC)

OPACC was established in 1995 and supports families of children with cancer throughout Ontario through our in-hospital Parent Liaison program, which provides non-medical, peer-to-peer support and financial assistance; by establishing local parent support groups in communities throughout the Province; and by advocating on issues of importance to childhood cancer families.  (Read More...)
Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association

We are the foremost eating disorders nonprofit organization in New England. We provide education about eating disorders and their underlying causes to develop a compassionate community that promotes hopefulness and supports healing. We offer a variety of services to support individuals and loved ones through the various stages of their journey. Through our network of Treatment Providers and Treatment Centers we connect clients with the best care for their needs. MEDA is the first step toward awareness and healing. Our Mission: To HEAL, EDUCATE and EMPOWER our community to support the people, families and other community members impacted by eating disorders, to stop the spread of eating disorders through educational awareness and early detection, and to promote greater acceptance of all body types. Our Vision: We envision a community without eating disorders that promotes a positive body culture.  (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...)
Fort Hays State University

The M.S. degree in clinical psychology at FHSU has a long history of preparing students for entry into the professional of clinical psychology. Completion of the program will prepare you for licensure as a master’s level psychologist in the state of Kansas and other states. Master’s level psychologists conduct psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and other professional functions in a variety of settings, including community mental health centers, private practices, psychiatric hospitals, and various types of residential treatment centers. In addition to preparing you for master’s level licensure, the program also prepares you for future doctoral study.  (Read More...)
Defeat Depression

The Defeat Depression Campaign provides hope and reduces stigma for people who are affected by depression and other mood disorders. Across Canada, mental health organizations, community groups, caring companies and concerned volunteers are planning walks, runs, rides and other physical and social activities to raise awareness and funds for mental health initiatives.  (Read More...)
Erika's Lighthouse

Erika’s Lighthouse: A Beacon of Hope for Adolescent Depression is a non-profit organization committed to raising awareness about teen depression in middle school and high school communities at no cost to schools. Erika’s Lighthouse works to eliminate the stigma surrounding depression and empower young people to take ownership of their mental health. Core programs include the video-based, teacher-led depression awareness classroom programs—The Erika’s Lighthouse Program: Depression and Suicide Awareness for High School Students and The Erika’s Lighthouse Program: Depression Awareness for Middle School Students. Erika’s Lighthouse also provides countless other web-based resources. To learn more, visit erikaslighthouse.org.  (Read More...)

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