Peer Leader Mental Health

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Expressing yourself is difficult, taking care of yourself and your friends is important and meeting people in your community that can help is key! These are the ideas that underlie our Peer Leader Mental Health program. This program was asked for by youth during our Umingmak Child and Youth Support Centre Feasibility Study, who stated they needed help dealing with trauma, both their own and their friends’. During the 3-day course, youth learn about historical, vicarious and personal trauma, ways to cope and express themselves and are connected with a strong peer network. They are also introduced to community members …

Coming Out As LGBT+ In The North (And How It’s Been for Me)

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In the past few years, life has changed for me in quite a number of ways. To start with, I was moved from my home in Ontario to Nunavut, in the arctic. It was quite a change on its’ own- going from hot, hot summers and fairly cold winters to cold air almost all the time. Along with that, after I moved up here, my life picked up in a number of ways; my passion for writing and drawing was picked up on and noticed by magazines and publishers, my health (both mental and physical) deteriorated, and I grew as …

BLOG: My top ten retro games – Goo Ikkidluak

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#5 super Mario bros. Fusajiro Yamauchi the creator of Nintendo who made the first ever Nintendo game and it was called super Mario bros, the reason I put Mario up here was because every one know or heard of him, he was a fan favourite of mine but I think some people might disagree. # 4 Sonic the hedgehog now sonic is one who is a well-known person with sega but I don’t really know him that much I know that he’s a fast hedgehog and he says you’re too slow at sometime but that’s really all I know #3 …