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Find Support in Our New Overcoming Adversity Class
News Posted On May 08, 2024

Find Support in Our New Overcoming Adversity Class

Adversity is when you experience circumstances in life that make you feel out of control. Hardships, setbacks, and unforeseen or problematic events are a natural part of life. However, no matter the challenge, you should have the ability to bounce back…

Positive Self-Talk: What it is & How to Practice it
News Posted On May 01, 2024

Positive Self-Talk: What it is & How to Practice it

As you begin this article, take a moment to pause and really think about these next questions. When you woke up, what first crossed your mind? Did you embrace the day with eagerness, or do you find yourself hesitating and perhaps feeling a bit apprehensive…

Therapy Groups at The Family Centre
News Posted On Apr 01, 2024

Therapy Groups at The Family Centre

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, or relationship issues? Do you often feel alone, wishing you had someone to lean on who understands what you're going through?  Our therapy groups for depression, anxiety, grief, and healthy relationships…

ACEs 101: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Affect You
News Posted On Mar 01, 2024

ACEs 101: How Adverse Childhood Experiences Affect You

We all go through awful and distressing situations that we have to endure. Unfortunately, when these experiences are traumatic enough, especially in early childhood, they can quite literally change the way our genes function. This makes us prone to developing…

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide
News Posted On Sep 10, 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide

Trigger warning: This content contains information about suicide. This may not be reassuring and can be triggering to some individuals. We ask you to consider leaving this platform if you think the discussion could be traumatizing to you. For immediate…

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life
News Posted On Mar 01, 2023

8 Signs that High Functioning Anxiety is Driving Your Daily Life

What’s pushing you along every day: anxiety or your ambition and interests? Are you always on top of things at work because you are passionate about your career or afraid of what might happen if everything doesn’t go according to plans? Is your home…

Back to School Tips for Parents
News Posted On Sep 01, 2022

Back to School Tips for Parents

The new school year can bring mixed emotions to caregivers and children. Some may feel excited, but many may be stressed or anxious. This is normal. In this blog post, we will answer some common back-to-school questions and give you tips to help calm…

All About Anxiety: Coping Mechanisms and Support
News Posted On Aug 01, 2022

All About Anxiety: Coping Mechanisms and Support

Feeling anxious is uncomfortable but normal Your heart is pounding so fast it feels like it’s coming out of your chest. You’re short of breath. You have sweaty palms and feel dizzy. We’ve all felt like this – anxious. While anxiety feels uncomfortable…

Zane's Story
News Posted On Jun 13, 2022

Zane's Story

Zane had experienced many traumatic events before walking into their first day of junior high. Among bouncing around from school to school, Zane had a front-row seat to addiction, dangerous behavior, and emotional abuse. Due to these experiences, Zane…

Rahwa's Story
News Posted On Mar 01, 2022

Rahwa's Story

Rahwa is a single parent and an immigrant. She always said to herself, “I can handle everything on my own.”  At one point, things became uncontrollable and she felt like collapsing. This is when Rahwa decided to seek professional help. Rahwa connected…

Anxiety Support Group
News Posted On Mar 01, 2021

Anxiety Support Group

"It’s OK to be scared.Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”- Mandy Hale Brave is a word that Heather Pagenkopf uses to describe those who join The Family Centre’s anxiety support group. Heather, the group’s…

You’re Supposed to Feel Anxious - But There Are Ways to Cope
News Posted On Dec 01, 2020

You’re Supposed to Feel Anxious - But There Are Ways to Cope

Feeling anxious is uncomfortable but normal Your heart is pounding so fast it feels like it’s coming out of your chest. You’re short of breath. You have sweaty palms and feel dizzy. We’ve all felt like this – anxious. While anxiety feels uncomfortable…

New Supports for Managing Anxiety and Depression
News Posted On Nov 27, 2020

New Supports for Managing Anxiety and Depression

If you have anxiety or depression, you are not alone. Both are more common than you may think, but there are lots of healthy coping strategies to manage them.This fall, we’re introducing classes and therapeutic support groups for anxiety and depression.…

Transforming Anxiety into Peace
News Posted On Nov 01, 2020

Transforming Anxiety into Peace

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson More Canadians are experiencing anxiety than ever before because of the challenges of COVID-19. It isn’t something you forget easily, especially when it happens on a regular basis. Anxiety…

Katelynn's Story
News Posted On Sep 01, 2020

Katelynn's Story

Katelynn became familiar with the All In For Youth program while in Junior High school. Having had a good experience, she chose to attend Eastglen High school to access the program. She joined the head start to high school summer camp before school…

Jessica's Story
News Posted On Aug 01, 2020

Jessica's Story

Two days before her eleventh birthday, Jessica’s father passed away in a motorcycle accident. Then five years later, her mother succumbed to brain cancer. Her mother was diagnosed when Jessica was three and was sick for thirteen years. Jessica was…

When your painful past interferes in the present
News Posted On Aug 08, 2018

When your painful past interferes in the present

It is unrealistic to think that we can get through life without some sort of emotional pain. As human beings, we all experience challenges that change and form us into the people we are today. Just living in the world presents us with continual risk.…

The Family Centre acknowledges that we are on Treaty 6 territory, a traditional meeting ground, gathering place, and traveling route for the Cree, Saulteaux, Blackfoot, Métis, Dene, and Nakota Sioux. We acknowledge all the many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit whose footsteps have marked these lands for centuries.

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