Challenged Hope

Grandmother raising Grandchildren with FASD in Hamilton Ontario Canada


Leave a comment

Mental Health LInks

Mental health links from The Prevention Coalition

FASD 2016

FASD 2016. Speak Up, and make this year the last year for FASD.

I was recently contacted by The Prevention Coalition with suggestions of mental health links for people looking for information on specific issues.

Links

Here are a list of topics and the Coalition’s selection of links to visit.

How Kids Can Talk to Parents About Depression
http://kidshealth.org/en/teens/talk-depression.html

Treating and Living with Anxiety
http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_anxiety_treatment

Addiction and Depression: Treating Co-Occurring Disorders
http://www.everydayhealth.com/depression/addiction-and-depression-treating-co-occurring-disorders-9718.aspx

A Navigation Guide to Self-Discovery During Your Addiction Recovery Journey
http://www.treehouserehab.org/self-discovery-addiction-recovery/

Recognizing and Treating Depression During Pregnancy
http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/depression/

Marriage and Mental Health: How to Cope When Your Spouse Has Been Diagnosed with Schizophrenia
https://www.littlechapel.com/how-to-cope-when-your-spouse-has-been-diagnosed-with-schizophrenia.html

7 Tips for Creating a Healthy and Positive Work Environment
http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/creating-a-healthy-and-positive-work-environment/

A Healthy Home is a Happy Home: How to Optimize Your Home for Healthy, Stress-free Living
https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/10/a-healthy-home-is-a-happy-home-how-to-optimize-your-home-for-healthy-stress-free-living.html

The Prevention Coalition’s website is http://thepreventioncoalition.org.


Leave a comment

Children with Complex Needs Partnership

One of the services available to caregivers of children with mental health issues is CCNP – Children with Complex Needs Partnership. As outlined on their website: http://www.lynwoodcharlton.ca this program …

“… addresses the needs of children and youth with complex needs including those with a dual diagnosis… The focus of the in-home Services is to provide intensive in-home support to families and their children/youth… The Case Management Service provides support for parents in coordinating services, navigating the service system, and in assisting with transitioning between services. Both services are available to families with children and youth between the ages of 0-18 with a complex mental health challenge, or with those with dual diagnosis…”

If you live in the Hamilton, ON, or surrounding area and want more information on CCNP, please visit http://www.lynwoodcharlton.ca or call CONTACT Hamilton at 905-570-8888, email: info@contacthamilton.ca.