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It’s okay not to be okay. Check out the FREE Be Safe App that will connect you to the right resources and info you need at a time and place that makes sense for you. You can also create a safety plan within the app so that if you’re in crisis, you have something to refer to. Visit BeSafeApp.ca to download and find out more.
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Go check out mindyourmind today! It's a non-profit mental health engagement program that works with youth, emerging adults and the professionals who serve them to develop reliable and relevant resources and communication platforms. 
Their resources are designed using current evidence and research to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and increase access and use of community support, both professional and peer-based. 
Through the use of active engagement and technology mindyourmind inspires youth to reach out, get help and give help.


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Crisis Services Canada launched Canada Suicide Prevention Service. This pilot project allows you to text (45645) or live chat from 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
http://www.crisisservicescanada.ca/en/

Canada Suicide Prevention Service | Crisis Services Canada Crisis Services Canada, a team of distress & crisis centres, offers Canada’s first nationally available, regionally delivered suicide prevention service. 
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From our friends at PFLAG: “Are you struggling with issues arising from your own or someone else’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression? Be able to have a warm, non-judgemental conversation, in a safe place, with people who are facing or who have faced those same issues.” Get Help, Hear Stories, And Get Involved. Contact PFLAG Canada @ 1-888-530-6777 or visit www.pflagcanada.ca


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ACOUSTIC GUITAR LESSONS: If you are between 13 & 18, here is your opportunity to learn how to play the traditional acoustic guitar. Bring your enthusiasm! the instruction, guitar and music book will be supplied. Spaces are limited, please call Pam for an application 905-372-0007 x 228.  

                                                       

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Tired of trying to navigate the system alone? 211 Ontario is the perfect place to start. Online or on the phone on your terms...let 211 help you find the supports and services that you need.   

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Eating disorders can disrupt your everyday life and not only can be they be stressful on your physical health, but mental health too. Visit https://ontario.cmha.ca/documents/understanding-and-finding-help-for-eating-disorders/ for more information.

Having sex to be cool isn't cool. Realize your risk, Rate your risk, Reduce your risk!   
In Canada, some of the highest rates and increases in STI's are in young people ages 15 to 24. If you are having sex , or thinking about having sex, you need to know how to avoid sexually transmitted infections.  
sexualityandu.ca or publichealth.gc.ca/sti 
If you would like to speak to a sexual health nurse for more information call 1-866-888-4577 ext.205


Click here for more info on Kids Help Phone!
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Time to get a job!?
Watton is your go-to employment service in Cobourg and Roseneath. Check it out!  Free job-search and self-marketing support is available through Employment Ontario Summer Jobs Service agencies to help students find summer jobs. Visit Watton at their Cobourg location at 9 Elgin St. You can also drop in to our Roseneath office in the Alnwick Civic Centre on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.


Cyberbullying Research Center

Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. This web site serves as a clearing house of information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology. It is intended to be a resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counsellors, and others who work with youth.(please note:this is not a Canadian site)



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PREVNet Canada's authority on bullying

PREVNet is a national network of leading researchers and organizations, working together to stop bullying in Canada. It is the first of its kind in this country and a world leader in bullying prevention. Through education, research, training and policy change, PREVNet aims to stop the violence caused by bullying - so every child can grow up happy, healthy and safe. For more specific information follow these links for parents, kids and teens.


JUSTICE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH 

Ever wondered ..."do I have the right to attend school?", "do students have a right to special education support?", "School Suspensions: What are my rights?", "School Expulsions: What are my rights?".  Justice for Children and Youth, www.jfcy.org can provide services for children and youth under the age of 18; and homeless up to 25 as well as legal information on school related topics such as on the Right to Attend, Special Education, Suspensions, Expulsions and Exclusions.  



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The Lynn McMillan Bursary: Accepting Submissions
For over 20 years, Rebound Child & Youth Services Northumberland has provided supportive programs to children, youth and families in Northumberland County with the help of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. Lynn McMillan’s commitment to Rebound has been above and beyond, being a volunteer for more than twelve years. She is the ultimate volunteer. It is with honour and the utmost respect that we have developed “The McMillan Resiliency Bursary” in Lynn’s name. The bursary is for the amount of $500. Lynn energizes, empowers and inspires! She has helped make young people in our community more resilient and continue on the path to their unique success.

Please click here for the criteria and application process.

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Rebound Child & Youth Services Launches New Under 12 Initiative in Cobourg! 
Click here to read the press release.  

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