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Participants at the Child and Youth Committee’s Conversation on Chilliwack’s Children heard of several innovative programs in Chilliwack
Canada is spending more public funds for boomers and seniors ($45,000 on average) but only $12,000 per person under 45.
Keynote presenter at the 21st annual Conversation on Chilliwack’s Childrenwas Mae Burrows, president of From Grief to Action
Studies have shown that children and adolescents are affected by the music they listen to
Knowing what your children are up to on any screen: game, phone, iPod, computer, TV, etc is important.
We need to be open to the possibility that we are able to influence some portion of our happiness
The annual Consultation on Chilliwack’s Children is coming soon; here is a conversation with one of the individuals involved
Youth as Gatekeepers seeks to educate students on mental health knowledge, how to advise friends to seek help for mental health concerns.
It’s no secret that the way we parent can dramatically affect the well- being of both the parents and the children.
Positive emotions also reduce stress and allow us to be more curious, creative, and better able to problem solve.
Chilliwack Child and Youth Committee tries to identify and rectify gaps in services for children, youth, and their families
By developing empathy in children we have greater hope of changing the world, and creating more peaceful, caring and civil societies
McCreary Centre Adolescent Health Survey offers insights into mental health and young people
Overall most BC teens are doing well, and reporting healthier behaviours than students 10 years ago
At some point in our lives we have all made the mistake of jumping to conclusions about something. Yet one more thought error or cognitive distortion where our mind puts a spin on the events we see, and attaches a not-so-objective explanation of what we are experiencing.
This week finds us examining another cognitive distortion or thought error in greater detail: emotional reasoning. As you might recall from the past few articles sometimes our automatic thoughts are based on irrational assumptions.
In his last column, Dr. Rob Lees provided an overview to our summer series on Cognitive Distortions; this week’s finds us exploring the first one in more detail: Fortune Telling.
Young people and health care professionals meet to find ways to address concerns and deliver care to Chilliwack youth.
The past few weeks our column has been devoted to the theme of creating Mentally Healthy Communities, first with a focus on the workplace, and then with an emphasis on spirituality.
This week we continue in our series on Dr. Bruce Perry’s work,…