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World Suicide Prevention Day: What Can You Do to Help Prevent Suicide
News Posted On Sep 10, 2021

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…

Jessica's Story
News Posted On Aug 01, 2021

Jessica's Story

At the very young age of fifteen, Jessica was exposed to significant trauma. After being sexually assaulted, she resorted to drugs, alcohol, and self-harm. Jessica tried counselling and medication. Yet, nothing could take away her depression, anxiety,…

Healing From Childhood Trauma
News Posted On Jun 22, 2021

Healing From Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can really shake you up, but you can heal from it. ACEs are adverse (harmful) childhood experiences that impact brain development. They can damage immune systems and change how people respond to stress. The physical effects of ACEs can…

6 Tips for Coping with Challenging Life Events
News Posted On Mar 01, 2021

6 Tips for Coping with Challenging Life Events

No one will ever live a life so fortunate as to escape living through a crisis. Traumatic events such as job loss, divorce, sexual assault, or the death of a loved one can throw life into upheaval and create a dangerous mix of grief, anger, depression,…

The Family Centre is Certified in Trauma-Informed Care
News Posted On Dec 01, 2020

The Family Centre is Certified in Trauma-Informed Care

We’re excited to share that Community Connections has certified our agency in the Creating Cultures of Trauma-Informed Care model. Lori L. Beyer from Community Connections says, “The culture at The Family Centre exudes care, kindness and support.”…

Trauma-Informed Culture at The Family Centre
News Posted On Apr 01, 2019

Trauma-Informed Culture at The Family Centre

In the fall of 2016, The Family Centre embarked on a journey to becoming a trauma-informed agency. This came after several years of increasing our knowledge in brain development, attachment, the impacts of trauma, and poverty as a systemic issue. We…

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