The Andrew Miedema Foundation Golf Tournament was about healing, hope and smashing the stigma to prevent suicide. Continue reading
Norwest Community Health Centres partner with Left Behind By Suicide to offer suicide awareness training.
Today is a big day for the Collateral Damage Project in making Thunder Bay a suicide safer community. Norwest Community Health Centres partner with Left Behind By Suicide to offer suicide awareness training. I am grateful to NorWest Community Health … Continue reading
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Today was a very special day for the Collateral Damage Project and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) with campuses in Sudbury and Thunder Bay. Perhaps most importantly, today was significant for all residents of Northern Ontario including people … Continue reading
Curriculum, Policy, Legislation
We haven’t done anything until we affect change of curriculum, policy or legislation. I believe that when we begin to see change in these three areas we will know that we are on the right path to real social change … Continue reading
SafeTALK should be mandatory for First Responders.
As a starting point, SafeTALK should be made mandatory for First Responders. Last May, I had an op-ed article published in The Star where I talked about the need for training for teachers, paramedics, firefighters and other professionals on how … Continue reading