Mental Health First Aid Canada

A new study shows a growing number of Canadian children and youth are seeking help for mental health disorders at hospital emergency rooms. Now is the perfect time to take our Mental Health First Aid for Adults who Interact with Youth course. Learn how you can help the young people in your life get the resources they need if they …

Islands Wellness SocietyMental Health First Aid Canada

Toy Gun Play…Is it hardwired?

Found this interesting article about children’s desire to play with toy guns. Thought it was good food for thought and something that many parents struggle with. I wonder if it’s different here on Haida Gwaii where guns are used to gather food? http://www.todaysparent.com/family/is-playing-with-guns-normal/

Islands Wellness SocietyToy Gun Play…Is it hardwired?

Free Workshop on preventing sexual exploitation April 20th in Old Massett

In honour of National Victims of Crime week, the islands Wellness Society has partnered with the HG Society for Peace to help to bring the Children of the Street society to Haida Gwaii to raise awareness about human trafficking and sexual exploitation. To learn more and to register for the free workshop contact Cheryl Gray (see contact info below). For …

Islands Wellness SocietyFree Workshop on preventing sexual exploitation April 20th in Old Massett

Is this REALLY the worst day ever? Check this list before giving up.

http://eponis.tumblr.com/post/113798088670/everything-is-awful-and-im-not-okay-questions-to this is a useful list to help remind us that we all need and deserve rest, relaxation and self-care in order to feel good in the world.

Islands Wellness SocietyIs this REALLY the worst day ever? Check this list before giving up.

Our Stories Behind the Stories this weekend in Masset

Looking for something to do in Masset this weekend? Check out Stories Behind the Stories Saturday, April 11, 1pm at Masset Maritime Museum Hosted by Literacy Haida Gwaii. How many children’s stories are written on Haida Gwaii? Have you ever wondered where authors get the ideas for their books? Come listen to some of our local children’s authors & illustrators …

Islands Wellness SocietyOur Stories Behind the Stories this weekend in Masset