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24 August 2017

Skylark Goes to The Boundless School

It has been another successful year where Skylark’s youth have attended The Boundless School! The Boundless School opened in 1984 and offers summer adventure programs for at-risk youth. In partnership with various Ontario-based community agencies including Skylark, these programs give youth the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and step out of their comfort zone. They […]

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25 August 2016

The YouthCan Impact Walk In!

As you may have already heard, YouthCan has recently opened a new walk-in clinic in conjunction with Skylark (formerly Delisle and Oolagen)! It is located in the basement of our 40 Orchard View Blvd office in Midtown Toronto, right at Yonge and Eglinton. Alongside our What’s Up Walk In, we provide cost-free and hassle-free access […]

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5 August 2016

A Visit to The Studio

Recently, our social media team went down to the basement to explore The Studio. The Studio is a LGBTQ positive drop-in space for youth ages 13-21. It’s a place for youth to create art, socialize, do homework, and gain access to food and other resources. It’s also the home of the STARS program for LGBTQ […]

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28 July 2016

Guest Author: Jennifer McGregor on Coping With Suicidal Behavior In Teens

Coping With Suicidal Behavior In Teens The teen years are often confusing and overwhelming to even the most well-adjusted child. For some, an introduction to drugs or alcohol can lead to troubling behaviors; for others, emotional or psychiatric disorders play a part. When faced with a teenager who has become depressed and is exhibiting suicidal […]

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25 July 2016

Mindful Breathing

Anxiety causes many physiological responses to stress and panic. Breathing problems and hyperventilation are very common with people suffering with anxiety and they can be incredibly distressing. That feeling of panic only increases when your breathing starts speeding up, so sometimes breathing exercises can really help!I know that hearing the phrase “just breathe” is the […]

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26 May 2016

Delisle Youth Gallery 2016: Reflections of the Modern Mind

Art has the power to bring people together – and this year’s Delisle Youth Gallery exhibition, Reflections of the Modern Mind, was an event to remember for the whole community! The Delisle Youth Gallery is a youth run, for youth art exhibition that takes place each April. This year, we had a group of 10 […]

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