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Strongest Families Selected as 2020 Change Makers Award Recipient by A Dollar A Day Foundation

Recently the A Dollar A Day Foundation opened up nominations for changemakers. Applicants were invited to nominate a local charity or program doing exceptional work in their community that could use a little help - a deserving program in their community that could benefit from winning a Changemakers Award. »

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Strongest Families shares how GTO has helped create a diverse and robust workforce.

Strongest Families President & CEO, Dr. Patricia Lingley-Pottie and Coach Breanne Wilson share how the GTO (Graduate to Opportunity) has contributed to our not-for-profit workforce enabling us to hire young talent bringing staff totals to almost 80.

"Our grads are contributing to cutting-edge work,” says Dr. Pottie. “Including the development of digital avatars and virtual »

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TD donates $100,000 to Strongest Families Institute in Nova Scotia

Donation will help support those in rural or under-served communities who are struggling with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and behavioral challenges.

HALIFAX, May 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, mental health services have seen a significant increase in the number of people reaching out for support, as many »

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Bell Let’s Talk announces program to support 5 organizations delivering mental health support on the front lines of Canadian communities and to kids and families with remote tools in a time of physical and social distancing.

“Strongest Families Institute is grateful to Bell Let’s Talk for its generous gift. Our distance services remain available to help children, youth, adults and families who are struggling with mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and behavioural challenges. This funding will increase our telephone support work force, including help for those in rural or under-resourced communities and fund »

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SFI’s Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

A Message from our CEO

Strongest Families Institute (SFI) is open to continue to support our clients and families. SFI has been following the developments of COVID-19 closely over the past few days.  The safety of our staff and clients remains our top priority as we monitor the suggested measures being outlined by Health Canada as »

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Government of the Northwest Territories partners with Bell Let’s Talk and Northwestel to announce $500,000 in funding for child, youth and adults mental health programs

YELLOWKNIFE, January 15, 2020 - The Government of the Northwest Territories, in partnership with Bell Let’s Talk and Northwestel, today announced a $500,000 collaboration which will support the Strongest Families Institute to provide mental health services for children, youth, adults and families throughout the Northwest Territories.

Strongest Families Institute is proud to be a featured partner with Bell Let's Talk on #Bellletstalk day 2020. As a proven resource of choice for many mental health professionals, SFI is proud of the work it has accomplished with families dealing with mild to moderate #mentalhealth issues. Our skills based program provide families, youth, children, and young »

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PEI Health, in partnership with Mental Health and Addictions, Launch ICAN Program. Adult Islanders have better access to mental health support with online service

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island – Adult Islanders who are dealing with anxiety and nervousness have faster and easier access to help and supports through an online program.

The new program, ICAN (Conquer Anxiety and Nervousness), educates adults about anxiety and gives them life-long skills to help deal with anxiety, depression and cope with stress.

“Islanders will »

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Strongest Families Institute is proud be the recipient of one of the 2019 Community Grants from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia

Strongest Families Institute is proud be the recipient of one of the 2019 Community Grants from the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia https://www.mentalhealthns.ca/our-news/2019/4/9/a-quarter-of-a-million-reasons, this funding has been matched by the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness, allowing Strongest Families to launch it’s most recent adult anxiety program ICAN within the province of Nova Scotia. For more information on the ICAN program please »
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