Still needing to be heard
University of Waterloo’s Dr. Dillon Browne spoke to youth, then caregivers, about mental health after the pandemic. One key takeaway: Listen.
Miguel Martinez, a Steering Committee member of Erin Mills Connects, welcomes author Ann Douglas to a Community Check-in. Ann, just fresh from finishing her latest book, shares three questions that help put pandemic experiences in context for a better future.
Even in the face of another major lockdown, many Erin Mills youth demonstrate their resilience through caring for others. They still want to have a sounding board though. Listen to a recent discussion with a youth panel. Bonus: Dr. Rumeet Billan spoke to Erin Mills youth in April 2021. Read more about this super opportunity to refocus the future.
Dr. Dillon Brown of the University of Waterloo provides proof that children and their caregivers are struggling psychologically, and he offers recommendations to help.
Author Ann Douglas is well known for her compassion for today’s parents. She shares her thoughts on getting through the trials of COVID-19 with Erin Mills Connects.
The Youth & Family League can use your help if suicide has touched your life