Presentation on theme: "Crisis and Counselling Grey Bruce Healthy Communities Conference Thursday, May 15, 2014 1 Counselling And Support Services."— Presentation transcript:
Crisis and Counselling Grey Bruce Healthy Communities Conference Thursday, May 15, Counselling And Support Services.
2 Our family: Jamie, Yolanda, Wes, Wendel and Jay Cameron Our golden lab, Lacey
4 Wes loved sports and being a team mate...
5 Inspired by Wes, we hope to provide young people with an option where they can find help
6 Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce Community Foundation Grey Bruce Wide World Therapy Online Municipality of Brockton
7 With MPP Bill Walker Thank you for voting! Thank you Jack Lambertus Insurance Broker Ltd For submitting our proposal to the Aviva Community Fund
OUR MISSION To promote mental and emotional wellness in youth aged and provide an online resource where they can access counselling in a safe, secure and confidential manner. 8
9 Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. It’s a state of well-being. Did you know that up to 70% of young adults living with mental health problems report that the symptoms started in childhood?
13 School work Parents fighting or yelling Siblings fightingFeeling lonely Being teased or bullied Change
14 About Suicide Suicide is the 2 nd highest cause of death among young people after motor vehicle accidents Communication is the key Suicide is about escape
It’s okay to have problems…. ….and it’s okay to ask for help 15
17 CRISIS: Emergency Response 911 Mental Health Crisis Line of Grey Bruce Kids Help Phone Between 9,000 and 10,000 calls are made to the Kids Help Phone from Grey Bruce in a year
Our website: 18
Crisis and Counselling Online counselling can provide: 20 Family and friends are great, but sometimes a professional counsellor is needed and can make a difference PRIVATE CONFIDENTIAL As of June 6 th, 2013 we have 90 young people using the online counselling from all over Grey, Bruce, North Huron and North Wellington
21 Get exercise and play Eat properly Get enough sleep
22 Provide and promote Resources Workshops – Seminars – Support Groups Canadian Mental Health Fan Club and Let’s Talk Animal Therapy To help young people parents brothers & sisters grandparents aunts & uncles cousins ….. EVERYBODY
23 School walk Youth & Child Mental Health Week May 4-10, 2014
24 2nd Annual WFYO High School Hockey Tournament January 8 & 9, 2014
25 Thank you Supporters and Volunteers
Crisis and Counselling Owen Sound Attack Thank you!! 26
27 In Loving Memory of Wes and all our young people who left us way too soon