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Life-changing Investment for Mental Health System

Life-changing Investment for Mental Health System

TORONTO, ON March 21, 2018 Stella’s Place thanks the Premier Wynne and the Liberal government of Ontario for the monumental investment they are making into the mental health system which was announced today. This allocation of $2.1 billion over four years will have a...

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Mental Health and the Media By Emma Woolley

Mental Health and the Media By Emma Woolley

Last week, we were approached by GlobalTV to share our perspective on whether or not certain words (suicide, cutting, sleeping pills, dying) in the Arcade Fire song “Creature Comfort” should be censored. The single has inspired discussion around youth mental health and suicide, as it directly challenges the glamourization of suicide, reminding listeners that suicide isn’t “painless” and that those thinking about it are not “nameless.” The song’s inherent message, at least to me, that the urge to be made famous through dying/escaping suffering isn’t one to encourage.

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Building A Community – Staff Retreat 2017

Building A Community – Staff Retreat 2017

(Available only in Toronto)(Available only in Toronto)I have seen the staff team at Stella’s Place evolve from four, to eight, to 15, to our current buzzing group of about 30. Over three years, we have branched out, growing and changing both as individuals and as an...

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Yes, our MPPs really DO want to hear from YOU!

Yes, our MPPs really DO want to hear from YOU!

Two years ago I became a Canadian citizen – at the tender age of 49, a bit of a late bloomer you might say. Later that same year, I cast my first vote in a federal election, excited to finally take part in the political process which I’d watched from the sidelines for many years.

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Stella’s Place Needs Your Help, Please Contact Your Local MPP!

Stella’s Place Needs Your Help, Please Contact Your Local MPP!

Greetings Friends of Stella’s Place,

Thanks so much for wanting to help!

Please contact your local MPP, whose information can be found here. This website lists their Constituency and Queen’s Park offices. It would be extremely helpful if you could visit, call or email your MPP and let them know the impact that Stella’s Place is making with young adults.

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A Visit from the Premier

A Visit from the Premier

Stella’s Place is a registered charity and non-profit. That means that we will always have to work on getting funding to accomplish our goals (and help you accomplish yours), provide the services we have, and keep growing and making more of an impact.

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