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Youth Outreach

Digital crisis line sees spike in chats

The Greater Victoria-based digital crisis line, called the youth space program and put on by Need2 Suicide Prevention Education and Support, operates from 6 p.m. to midnight PST all year, supporting youth from across Canada who are under the age of 30. (iStock file photo) Greater Vict
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Child and Youth Legal Centre

The Society for Children and Youth of BC has launched their new Child and Youth Legal Centre.  May be of interest to you all.  Here is their link http://www.scyofbc.org/child-youth-legal-centre/
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Why Do Girls Tend to Have More Anxiety Than Boys?

The laid-back, underachieving boy; the hyperachieving, anxious girl. Over the three decades since I graduated from medical school, and especially over the past 10 years, this pattern has become increasingly common in my practice. In one case, which is pretty typical, my patient’s pare
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14 Ways to Keep Your Child from Developing an Eating Disorder

  In this culture, unfortunately, many of us eat diets that aren’t very healthy, and we don’t get enough exercise. That’s true for our kids, too. In fact, experts suggest that this is the first generation that’s less healthy than their parents. Unfortunate
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Holding On to Our Kids in a Digital World

by Deborah MacNamara Digital devices provide kids with the capacity to connect with each other like never before. No longer confined by geography , classroom walls or home, they have unprecedented access to a constant stream of friends, information and entertainment. While our kids em
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How to Raise a Responsible Child

  We all want to raise responsible children. And we all want to live in a world where others have been raised to be responsible, a world where adults don’t shrug off their responsibilities as citizens. As my son said, surveying the littered park when he was three, “Don̵
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Canadian Tire JumpStart Program

  Contact Information: Family Dynamix Address: 1317 7th Avenue, Invermere, BC Telephone: 250-342-5566 Website: www.familydynamix.ca One-in-three Canadian families cannot afford to enrol their children in organized sports and/or physical activities (Vision Critical, 2011) which me
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Two useful websites

https://youth.anxietybc.com https://onlinesossafetymagaxine.com
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Summer Boredom Solutions

Summer holidays are upon us earlier than expected and with that comes the inevitability of hearing the phrase, “I’m so bored!” sooner than later.  The Family Dynamix is aware that boredom in combination with peer pressure is a leading cause of teenagers choosing to experiment with som
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