Phones donated by police to agencies supporting victims of crime will be ‘well used’

Provincial police in Southwestern Ontario say nearly 300 mobile phones that were destined for disposal will instead be used to help victims of crime and other tragic circumstances after a first-of-its-kind donation to the region’s victim services agencies. https://www.stratfordbeaconherald.com/news/local-news/phones-donated-by-police-to-agencies-supporting-victims-of-crime-will-be-well-used?fbclid=IwAR0d0CMRi7MQ82La9GmQjwmy8PiPy3SQVo9JKc95Jx2O_CqgdLRzOjrXu7w

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COVID-19 Update

Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth is continuing to provide help regardless of the Provincial lockdown, through alternative methods of communication. Please note that effective 12:01 AM on Thursday, January 14, 2021, there will be no in-person responses provided by Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth. This decision is a result of the Provincial stay at home…

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Critical cultural consciousness

  Building critical cultural consciousness Critical cultural consciousness is characterized by the continuous critical refinement and fostering of a particular type of thinking and knowing – a critical consciousness – of self, others, and the world. It builds upon the elements of cultural competence to develop compassionate insight into the emotional, experiential, and cultural richness and depth that…

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The startling toll on children who witness domestic violence is just now being understood

The Sanchez brothers’ lives unraveled when alleged violence between their parents caused them to put their dreams on hold. Children who witness domestic violence at home have increased risks of PTSD, poor health and a far higher likelihood of depression. Sandy Hooper, USA TODAY Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children’s mental health and…

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Mental health support by text launches for kids across Canada

Almost a quarter of youth in pilot study texted about suicidal thoughts, Kids Help Phone says The Canadian Press · Posted: Nov 06, 2018 2:31 PM ET | Last Updated: November 6 Trained crisis volunteers at Kids Help Phone can now respond to young people seeking help by text, in addition to its existing phone and live…

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