A Rescue Line
Artists
Self-Expression Through the Arts The young person on the precipice of suicide is isolated, alone, focused on the self. Communicating with the outside world is difficult. At our community drop-in centre, we’ve created a milieu in which we can accommodate …
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 …
The SAQ for Children
Addiction
I line up at a branch of the SAQ, the Quebec Liquor Commission. I am getting our order for our concert venue, Bistro le Ste-Cath. By Raymond Viger  Waiting my turn at the cash, I look at all the “cuties” …
The Rage of a Nice Guy
Codependency
I’ve already shared with you all about my learning disabilities, including my dyslexia. Given different comments I received on those essays, an internet reader sent me the following request: Talk about people who are too nice and who live through …