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4 signs and symptoms a child is stressed out not acting out

4 signs and symptoms a child is stressed out not acting out
Significant adults in a child’s life key to stress management TORONTO – Helping  children recognize four signs and symptoms of their own stress is key to helping them become confident and productive adults, according to experts at The Psychology Foundation of Canada.  Back-to-school is filled with increased excitement and challenges for children and with some kids jam-packed with uncharacteristic behaviours too. ... Read More

Ontario Providing Support to Those Affected by Opioid Crisis

Ontario Providing Support to Those Affected by Opioid Crisis
Measures Include More Front Line Workers, Naloxone and Rapid Access to Treatment Ontario is providing urgent relief to those affected by the opioid crisis, including adding more front-line harm-reduction workers, expanding the supply of naloxone, and creating new rapid access addiction clinics in every region of the province. Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, and Dr. David... Read More

Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation Seeks Members for Board of Directors

Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation Seeks Members for Board of Directors
Winchester –  Are you, or someone you know, passionate about helping to provide compassionate, excellent health care, close to home? The Winchester District Memorial Hospital Foundation is currently accepting applications for volunteer positions on its Board of Directors. The WDMH Foundation raises funds to support WDMH in providing compassionate, excellent health care, close to home.  The Board’s responsibility is to... Read More

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day
On this day we raise awareness of overdose and work towards reducing the stigma of a drug-related death. It is important to address the stigma around addictions to help support the needs of our community as it relates to opioid challenges. The Community Harm Reduction Steering Committee in Leeds Grenville & Lanark has created a local opioid response plan to address the community needs around... Read More

Brockville General Volunteer Association donates toys to Brockville General Hospital’s Pediatric Community Program.

Brockville General Volunteer Association donates toys to Brockville General Hospital’s Pediatric Community Program.
“Learning through play is a concept used in education and psychology,” shared Ilona Thomas, Speech and Language Therapist with the Hospital’s Pediatric Community Program. “Through play children can learn to make sense of the world around them. They are then able to develop social, communication  and cognitive skills, mature emotionally and gain self-confidence.  These are all invaluable skills as they... Read More

South East LHIN Board of Directors announces new Board Member: Steve Gauthier

South East LHIN Board of Directors announces new Board Member: Steve Gauthier
Belleville – Chris Salt, Acting Chair of the South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors, on behalf of the Board, is happy to announce the appointment of newest Board member – Mr. Steve Gauthier, a resident of Jasper, Ontario, located on the outskirts of Smiths Falls. Appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council through the Public Appointments... Read More

South East LHIN Board endorses Stage 1 submission for development of Trenton Community Health Hub

South East LHIN Board endorses Stage 1 submission for development of Trenton Community Health Hub
The South East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Board of Directors have endorsed the Belleville and Quinte West Community Health Centre (BQWCHC) Stage 1, Community Health Capital Programs application, for the development of a Community Health Hub. This endorsement also confirms BQWCHC as the lead organization for the project. The Stage 1 application builds on the work done by the... Read More

Take Back the Night Returns to Hardy Park Sept 8th, 2017

Take Back the Night Returns to Hardy Park Sept 8th, 2017
LEEDS AND GRENVILLE – Local Committee Invites You to Celebrate the Right to Be Free from Violence On Friday September 8, 2017 from 5:30pm-8:30pm, residents of Leeds & Grenville are invited to come together at Hardy Park in downtown Brockville for our annual Take Back the Night park celebration. Join us in raising our voices and showing community solidarity in... Read More

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Fined $75,000 After Stabbing of Staff by Patient

Royal Ottawa Health Care Group Fined $75,000 After Stabbing of Staff by Patient
BROCKVILLE – The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group was fined $75,000 after a nurse was stabbed by a patient at the Brockville Mental Health Centre. The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group operates the Brockville Mental Health Centre in addition to other mental health care and research facilities in Ottawa. On October 10, 2014 a nurse working at the Brockville Mental... Read More

Ontario Updating and Repairing Community Health Facilities in the Quinte region

Ontario Updating and Repairing Community Health Facilities in the Quinte region
Helping People Access Safe and High-Quality Health Care Close to Home Ontario is investing in two community health facilities in the Quinte region to help people get high-quality care close to home, in a safe, healthy and accessible environment. The South East LHIN announced funding today for local community health service providers to repair and upgrade their facilities, making them... Read More