A new strategy has been developed to help create a suicide-safer Prince Edward Island and reduce the painful, long-term effects of suicide on loved ones and communities. The Department of Health and Wellness — in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association — has created The Building Blocks of Hope – A Suicide Prevention Strategy […]Continue readingSuicide prevention strategy works to build hope
It was below zero, after dark, and still Islanders lined up on the sidewalk in patient pursuit of frozen dessert. “Lock the door!” an employee had to command at the COWS location on Queen Street in attempt to finally close the store for the night. With that untameable queue, matched by the demand at the […]Continue readingHow the island rallied behind Moo Let’s Talk
January 19, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ELLEN’S SKATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND ONLINE AUCTION Charlottetown— Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA-PEI) is pleased to announce that thirteen-year-old Ellen Carragher of Stratford, PEI will be hosting the second annual Skate for Mental Health at Eastlink Centre on February 11 at 5:30 p.m. The hour-long public […]Continue readingEllen’s Back and She’s Inviting You to Her Birthday Party!
Prince County clinics offer walk-in mental health supports Three new walk-in clinics offer Prince County residents better access to mental health services. Clinics in Summerside and in O’Leary will support residents of all ages, while a third at Westisle High School is designed to support West Prince teens age 16 and older. All three will […]Continue readingPrince County clinics offer walk-in mental health supports
Denise Carragher, left, and her daughter, Ellen, hold some of the items snapped up in an auction that was held in conjunction with a public skate for mental health this past weekend. Ellen decided to hold the fundraising skate instead of having her birthday this year. ©Dave Stewart/TC Media As reported in The Guardian newspaper […]Continue readingStratford elementary student raises close to $9,000 for mental health