Posted on Nov 4, 2019
September has come and gone and it’s time for our monthly update. To start, I wanted to reflect on our progress. As of October 1st we have:
- Engaged 47 youth in 3 provinces and 1 territory
- Encouraged and supported the youth in gaining 803 hours of volunteer service
- Supported youth in securing $6500 of funding through the #RisingYouth grant
- Co-created 7 community-specific resources to support
Posted on Jul 10, 2019
This month we would like to highlight two more of our amazing partners! We want to highlight the work of the HeartWood Centre for Community Youth Development and Laing House, both of Halifax, NS. We had our final webinar with the Halifax group and our work is complete, as a result we thought this would be a great time to send them a giant THANK YOU!
Posted on May 3, 2019
We wanted to change things up this time around and highlight the work of one of our amazing partners! Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) in Squamish, British Columbia, has been around since 1978 and provides vital services for the residents of the Sea-to-Sky Corridor. They help children, youth, adults and seniors with just about anything and everything. Check out this link for a full listing of
Posted on Apr 1, 2019
March has flown by and we are relieved that spring is finally here! The mindyourmindteam has been very busy with the exciting Canada Service Corps initiatives.
Congrats to the Squamish youth team, who were successful in receiving a #RisingYouth grant. This group will be hosting a Youth Leadership Summit during British Columbia Youth Week, the event will be on May 27th. The summit is designed to
Posted on Feb 27, 2019
The mindyourmind team and the youth teams are on a roll… around the country!
We kicked the month off with our third Design Lab in Windsor, Ontario. We partnered with Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and twelve youth from the Windsor community. The group decided to create an interactive mental health workbook as well as a self care quiz. To learn more about this Design Lab and to meet the youth check
Posted on Jan 9, 2019
January has flown by, probably because we’ve been hard at work! If you’re just joining us get up to date on the Canada Service Corps project here.
The mindyourmind team has been busy putting the finishing details on the Anchor workbook for the Halifax, NS group. This workbook focuses on tangible self-care strategies and general mental health information. It is fun and engaging, it has coloring
Posted on Jan 9, 2019
The mindyourmind team and the youth teams have been hard at work!
The Squamish team is working towards hosting a health fair with Sea to Sky Community Services. They are hoping to put on a leadership conference in their community, where they will present the newly developed resources. The team wanted to promote the MIND eLearning resource and the MIND Game in the context of a leadership