Alix Speirs and her son were stuck on the continuous poverty cycle of feast then famine.
Living on a low income, when she got money she would spend it on pre-made and junk food right away, without saving anything for the following weeks.
This new series of videos available for youth in Pictou County is designed to highlight the range of services for youth with mental health and addiction issues in the community, as well as how to access them, whether that's through the formal system or a community-based agency.
Depending what day and time you arrive at the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre, you could find yourself in the midst of a family supper, a community lunch, the Good Food Café and produce market, a cooking workshop or a gentle yoga class, among other possibilities. Whenever you go, you’ll find a sense of belonging.
Just imagine the stress and anxiety you and your family might face if a loved one was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). There would be so many questions and sometimes difficult decisions to be made at a time when you are struggling to understand what is happening and why.
Through research, teaching and clinical application, Dr. Robar, who serves as the Chief of Medical Physics at Nova Scotia Health Authority, has helped develop innovative techniques that have contributed to better patient care not only in Nova Scotia, but across the world.
Janet Knox, President and CEO of Nova Scotia Health Authority, has signed the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week Public Declaration of Interfaith Peace and Friendship. Janet joins other community, business and government leaders in acknowledging, respecting, affirming and appreciating “diverse faiths, spiritual paths and secular beliefs within our community and world.”