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17 October 2018

Cannabis Legalization: What Youth & Young Adults Need to Know

Written by: Skylark’s Peer Youth Harm Reduction Team Skylark’s Peer Youth Harm Reduction Team is composed of peer youth ages 16-24 who work to support Skylark in creating space for young people to talk about drugs, sex and sex work. This blog post aims to address misconceptions about cannabis legalization, as well as, inform youth […]

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15 October 2018

Myths/Facts about Cannabis

Written by: Skylark’s Peer Youth Harm Reduction Team Skylark’s Peer Youth Harm Reduction Team is composed of peer youth ages 16-24 who work to support Skylark in creating space for young people to talk about drugs, sex and sex work. This blog post aims to challenge stigma and offer unbiased information for/about people who engage […]

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7 May 2018

Let the light in: a youth shares their experience at Skylark

A Skylark client shares their story about overcoming depression. Imagine a dark room. Cold. Tiny. There are two sounds that innervate the room: a low growl that convinces you that you are useless, and the sound of you muffling your tears. That’s where I lived for a long time. There, I felt like I was […]

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5 October 2015

Experiences With The Studio

The Studio is one of Delisle’s most popular services. It’s a safe place where youth aged 13-21 can hang out in the evenings to socialize with peers, prepare and eat freshly cooked meals, and enjoy hobbies or games – there’s even an onsite recording studio! Three youths who regularly visit The Studio recently worked on a planning committee for […]

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29 September 2015

Delisle Youth Services 43rd AGM

Our 43rd Annual General Meeting was a great success. Highlights of the meeting included our wonderful keynote speakers and award-winners. Speaker Highlights   Dr. Peter Szatmari shared his perspectives on child and youth mental health as a seasoned professional in the field. His insightful speech put Canada’s efforts in a global context, and inspired attendees to apply […]

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8 September 2015

Learn From our Summer Students

Check out these four videos created by our talented summer students, Marc and Shayna. They’ll help you learn a little more about trans youth, bust a mental health myth, and hear about some of the services here at DYS: In I AM ME: The Lives of 4 Trans Youth, Jhun, Christopher, Leo, and Rachel share their opinions […]

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