Author Archives: Healthy Relationships for Youth

Mental Health Awareness Week

(art by: Isabella Acosta) The first week of May is Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada. Our mental health involves how we feel, think, act, and interact with the world around us and plays a big role in the relationships … Continue reading

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HRY at national “Building the Field” conference

Our provincial HRY coordinator Arwen Sweet presenting at this past week’s national “Building the Field” teen healthy relationships conference hosted by the Canadian Women’s Foundation in Toronto. We are always grateful to collaborate with one another to advance this dynamic, … Continue reading

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#transvisibilityday

We support trans youth in Nova Scotia and across our country and world, and will always advocate for their safety, belonging, and love. Today is #Transvisibilityday, and we’d like to share some thoughts from Alok Vaid-Menon on the subject: On … Continue reading

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Spark the Change

We are so excited to announce that our applications are open for this year’s Spark the Change Youth Leadership camp! Check below for Application forms and additional information. ALL F… Source: Spark the Change

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week

We live in a culture where we are constantly being told through the media, movies, friends, family members and even by our own brains, what an ideal body looks like and what we should be doing to achieve one. Think … Continue reading

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UN Declaration of Human Rights

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How to deal with online harassment

Image via The Atlantic The internet is a great place (hello Netflix, cute selfies, and wholesome memes I’m looking at you), but it can also be a spot where *garbage people* from around the world spend their time harassing, intimidating, and … Continue reading

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