May 2013

Tue, May 28th 2013, 16:13

Mental Illness, Poverty and Addictions

As an individual who has a continuing issue with mental illness and addiction resulting in poverty, I was very intrigued by a recent workshop presentation linking the three.  The stigma, isolation and lack of understanding in the community were all similar. 

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The City heard from Me

I experienced A Harrowing walk from my apartment across the road one winter day.  There was a torrential downpour of rain causing a river of water over snow on the driveway which I did not realize had turned to ice.  Slipping and sliding to try and keep my balance, the movements caused wrenching of my back and legs trying to remain upright.

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A few ‘tips’ for Equal Participation for Event Planning

Over the past year, or so: Based on the experiences for Voices for Change Halton members from Poverty Reduction Events, a few planning ‘tips’ for equal participation at these events have been presented.

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