The Elder Connect Program is a web-based platform that provides information on programs and services seniors can access and involves inter-generational connection.
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A community member shares the successes of making time to meet in person with local community members in their various roles and to work at building these relationships.
Members of local hospital, physicians and schools meet monthly to combat mental health concerns in children and youth.
Advocating for youth mental health has resulted in additonal resourses for community members, who now have access to a Youth Mental Health Coordinator.
Community doctors make large impact by volunteering with youth.
In order to meet the community, build their trust and establish lasting relationships, Nurse Practitioners in this community take initiative in advocating for themselves while connecting with the people.
Evolving engagment from community stakeholders continues due to local youth and attendance now includes members of Health Authority.
A First Nations Band resources the planning of keeping their children and providing holistic planning from birth to death.
Community works together to fill gap in mental health care resources and address youth mental health and suicide through prevention, education and including a trauma informed lens.
The Family Parenting Place is a drop-in centre for children and parents for mentorship, Health Canada programs, perinatal nutrition program, etc.
Counselling is present at the Elementary School four days a week, including a drug and alcohol counselor one of those days.
Community members and resource workers sit together to do a plan of care for a patient, culturally this is called a Circle of Strength.
Community hosts outreach events to educate people on blood pressure and heart health in order to battle chronic disease.
Parents, tots and seniors all able to connect and socialize together thanks to inclusive Age Friendly program.
Bringing together community members of all ages and physical abilities through the Community Garden increases mental and physical well being.
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