11 July 2013

Mental Health at Work

On Thursday July 4th, two of Delisle’s skilled counsellors, Angela and Andrea, delivered a presentation to the staff about mental health. This may seem redundant, right? We work in a mental health agency, after all. The purpose of this presentation was to educate non-frontline workers (finance, admin, etc.) about mental health and to act as […]

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12 June 2013

Gertrude’s Co-Op Placement

Gertrude from Madonna Catholic Secondary School completed her co-op placement at DYS. We had a great time working with Gertrude and wish her all the best in her future. Here’s a reflection from Gertrude in her own words: Hi my name is Gertrude Fugah. I’m 17 years old and I attend Madonna Catholic Secondary School. […]

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7 June 2013

Bullying in Canada

We are hearing too many stories about youth and young people taking their own lives because they were bullied to their breaking points. We hear about a lot of bullying prevention and outreach initiatives, but the stories of hurt continue to emerge. Laureen Harper, Prime Minister Harper’s wife, and Heritage Minister James Moore helped launch […]

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5 June 2013

Genia’s Co-Op Placement

Genia from North Toronto Secondary School completed his full-year co-op placement at DYS. We had a great time working with Genia and wish him all the best in his future.  Here’s Genia’s last day in his own words: Today I’m finishing up my co-op placement at Delisle Youth Services. Working here for 7 months gave […]

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23 May 2013

T.E.A.C.H. at DYS

How fitting that our first blog post gives us the opportunity to share an awesome community partnership story! Yesterday, the Delisle Admin Team was given the opportunity to take part in a Lunch and Learn T.E.A.C.H. presentation. T.E.A.C.H. is a program of Planned Parenthood Toronto which is responsible for educating teens (and sometimes grown ups) […]

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