6 Ways You Can Help Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

6 Ways You Can Help Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem DR. ESTER COLE, PSYCHOLOGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA There are children who have high self-esteem and have learned to trust their talents and skills. However, some children and adolescents struggle with academic and social situations and tend to underestimate their gains. For them, building positive self-esteem is a…

Strategies For Parenting Kids Who Have Anxiety

Strategies For Parenting Kids Who Have Anxiety BY DR. ROBIN ALTER, PSYCHOLOGY FOUNDATION OF CANADA   There is no doubt the Age of Anxiety is more upon us than it was when W.H. Auden wrote his famous poem more than 70 years ago. If Auden were alive today, the title of his work might be Age of Panic. Every…

Renfrew County to Unveil New Mental Health Initiative

Renfrew County to Unveil New Mental Health Initiative At the Annual General Meeting of the Renfrew County Law Clinic held in Pembroke on October 30, 2018, members heard a presentation by Greg Lubimiv about the new Renfrew County Mental Health and Addiction Plan. Lubimiv is Executive Director of the Phoenix Centre for Children and Families which…

PFLAG Renfrew County

PFLAG Renfrew County PFLAG Renfrew County offers support and information around issues of sexual orientation and gender identity. An official chapter of PFLAG Canada, this volunteer-run organization has monthly meetings and a telephone support line for LGBTQ individuals and/or their families. SUPPORT Confidential phone line and monthly peer support meetings for parents, allies and LGBTQ+ youth…

MOMH Draft Plan

MOMH Draft Plan The Renfrew County Mental Health and Addiction Plan, as a part of Ontario’s larger Moving on Mental Health (MOMH) strategy, will take a collaborative, community-based approach to tackle these issues and work towards a more client-centered mental health and addiction strategy across Renfrew County.