Suicides in Wemotaci: Collective Grief

07/11/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Alexandra Grenier Michel Tousignant is a retired associate professor in the psychology department at UQAM. He is a specialist in suicides in different communities around the world, but particularly in indigenous communities. The Social Eyes interviewed him to get his observations on the way […] See more

Hinduism, Grief and the Pandemic

05/06/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Alexandra Grenier For many Quebecers, Christian funeral rites hold no secrets. But what about other religions? The Social Eyes presents an introduction to Hindu funeral rites and traditions. According to the 2011 National Household Survey, Canada counted more than 500,000 Hindus. And this number […] See more

Québec Suicide Prevention Week

02/02/2022 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Québec’s Suicide Prevention Week is January 30th to February 5th. In Québec, three times more people take their own lives than die in road accidents. That’s 3 suicides a day. As well, the highest suicide rates are among men between the ages […] See more

A Rescue Line

01/04/2022 Raymond Viger 0

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 young people. They are given […] See more

On the Conquest of Women (Part II)

10/26/2021 Raymond Viger 0

He grabs her by the arm. He looks her straight in the eye. He moves his lips forward towards hers. He forces a kiss. She makes it understood that she isn’t interested. He continues anyway. Another very clear refusal. He can’t accept her rejection, no […] See more