Addiction: a Burden on Children
Addiction
This week (November 21 – 27) is National Addictions Awareness Week. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction is posting a different article each day on a different topic to mark the occasion. Today’s topic is “Adverse Childhood Experiences.” …
Beating Leukemia
Education
Sickness, accidents, mourning: all part of life. How can we confront the storm and learn to live again when these challenges shake our daily life? One young Quebecker, Jean-Gilles Gadoury, tells his story of fighting against the odds. An inspiring …
Hope and Poverty in Cincinnati
Culture
When looking at a photo of a stranger, we can’t tell their personal or financial situation. Nor their obstacles or their victories. But we can figure out the emotions, the feelings they are feeling. That face can be yours yesterday, …
Parents, Teachers and Sex
Education
In 2005, the Quebec education ministry shut down sex ed in Quebec classrooms. But in December 2017, the wind direction changed. La Fédération des comités de parents du Québec (The Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees) hailed the return of sex …
Ariel Past and Present
Addiction
The goal of Humain Avant Tout (human above all) is to reduce the taboos attached to mental health, to break their isolation, to provide hope and motivate people to ask for help. The organization publicizes the testimonies of people who have …