Please join us for an event in memory of Canada's Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
October 4 at 6 pm at the playground behind the Lunenburg Firehall.
Content/Trigger Warning: This blog post deals with Suicide.
September is Suicide Prevention Month. How can you help prevent suicide?
❤ Know the warning signs (See below)
❤ Educate yourself about the myths around suicide (See below)
❤... and above all, check on your friends and loved ones... EVEN the strong ones. Sometimes it's the people who seem the strongest who have the hardest time asking for help. Don't wait for them to ask: check in, make sure they know you care and that you're available to listen and support them.
Some numbers to know:
SSWC's Social Action Committee is looking for interested participants who want to share their time and energy and raise their voices for Social Action! Meetings are held on a monthly basis to address a variety of topics and issues. The SAC focuses on:
...Another option is Bridgewater Adult High School. BAHS is accepting applications until September 17 for the fall semester from anyone who is 18 or older!
BAH offers courses for students to complete their high school diploma, as well as students who want to upgrade courses to earn prerequisites for college and university entry. There is no tuition and classes are 'geared towards' helping adult learners achieve success through individualized, student-centered learning and teaching; regardless of how long the student has been away from a formal learning situation.
Interested? Bridgewateradulthigh.ca for more information and an application, or call 902-527-5990.
Second Story Women's Centre has partnered with Cape LaHave Adventures to facilitate 4 FREE kayaking day trips this summer for male identified youth age 9-12 years old from Lunenburg or Queens County.
Adventurers will be dropped off 9am at Cape LaHave Adventures and picked up at 1:30pm. At time of registration adventurers will receive a free lunch box and water bottle. Support with transportation will be provided as needed.
Available camp dates:
Friday July 9th - FULL
Friday July 23rd - FULL
Friday August 6th - FULL
Friday August 20th - FULL
To register: email@example.com or 902-640-3044
Second Story recognizes the support of the United Way of Lunenburg County and the Province of Nova Scotia. We are pleased to work in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage to develop and promote our cultural resources for all Nova Scotians.
If you're looking for some educational resources for Indigenous History Month, here are a few that you might consider!