1. Community Blog

    Making Every Door the Right Door for Women with Complex Concurrent Mental Health, Addictions and Domestic Abuse Issues

    Does your organization screen for abuse and trauma? Have you worked with a client at your organization and questioned why they don’t seem engaged during your meetings? Have you often felt that a client’s mental health symptoms or addictions issues are caused by exposure to domestic violence in the home...
  2. Partners & Projects

    Niagara Woman Abuse Screening Project

    The Ontario Woman Abuse Screening Project is a provincial committee, originally funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation, bringing Addictions, Mental Health and Domestic Violence organizations together. The goal is to transform services for abused women with mental health and/or addiction issues through screening for woman abuse, sexual assault and trauma...
  3. Resources & Publications

    Asking Woman about Abuse, Addictions and Mental Health: A Guide for Professionals to Respond to Disclosures

    In the Niagara Region a total of 16 organizations have collaborated to create a training tool specific to the Niagara Region that includes information on how to support abused woman suffering with addictions and/or mental wellness issues, information on how addictions and mental health organizations can support and safety plan...
  4. Community Blog

    Do You Have What it Takes to Help Make Niagara a Suicide-Safer Community?

    In Niagara 45 people die by suicide each year; that is 1 death every 8 days. As the new chair of the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC), I would like to invite you to help strengthen our work together. The NSPC formed in 2003, in response to the increase of...
  5. Resources & Publications

    Making Niagara a Suicide-Safer Community – Event Recording

    This is an event recording of the January 14th, 2015 webinar with presenters Joanne Bovine, Dee Tyler & Ian Masse. Presenters reviewed the impact of suicide in Niagara, the work of the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC), and discussed action steps outlined in the recent NSPC Community Review. The presentation was followed by an...
  6. Resources & Publications

    Community Review: Suggested Action Steps Arising from the 2014 Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition Report on Suicide in the Niagara Region

    In 2014, the Niagara Suicide Prevention Coalition (NSPC) updated its 2008 strategic plan to highlight the prevalence of suicide in the Niagara Region of Ontario. This community review includes statistics gathered on suicide and self-harm in Niagara. Suicide and self-harm are slated to be addressed within the Implementation Phase of the...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Regional Police Services 2013 Annual Report

    This report provides an overview of the vast array of services provided to the residents of Niagara and its visitors by the men and women of the Service. Among other things, the report provides information on: The police service’s provision of community-based crime prevention initiatives, community patrol, and criminal investigation...

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