1. Resources & Publications

    Research Snapshot – Brain Activity, Peers and Personality: Associations with Adolescent Risk-Taking

    This research snapshot explores how brain activity, peer influence and personality may related to risk-taking among adolescents. Authors: Segalowitz, S. J., Santesso, D. L., Willoughby, T., Reker, D. L., Campbell, K., Chalmers, H., & Rose- Krasnor, L. Published By: Brock University Centre for Lifespan Development Publication Date: 2012
  2. Resources & Publications

    Without A Home: The National Youth Homelessness Survey

    This report outlines the need for a prevention-focused approach that prioritizes systems integration and Housing First for Youth (HF4Y). Our current systems tend to focus on the provision of supports downstream, when young people are much older. Rather than focusing on preventing the problem or reducing the negative outcomes of youth...
  3. Resources & Publications

    Mental Well-Being and Youth-Led Engagement in Niagara: Exploring the Relationship – Event Recording

    This is an event recording of the November 16, 2016 webinar with presenters David Lorenzo & Lindsay Garofalo from Niagara Region Public Health. 44 participants joined this event from 23 different organizations across Niagara. During this webinar presenters described results of a study that assessed the relationship between REACT, a youth-led engagement program that...
  4. Resources & Publications

    S.C.I.P.S. Tool: Guidelines and Resources for Youth Suicide Prevention in Niagara

    The S.C.I.P.S. Tool and Accompanying Guide is intend to help primary care providers identify individuals at risk and navigate the appropriate systems with mental health partners in Niagara. This tool was shared as part of a webinar on September 21, 2016 entitled “S.C.I.P.S. Tool: Guidelines and Resources for Youth Suicide Prevention”. Accompanying...
  5. Resources & Publications

    S.C.I.P.S. Tool: Guidelines and Resources for Youth Suicide Prevention – Event Recording

    This is an event recording of the September 21, 2016 webinar with presenters Kyrsten Boucher & Julie K. Campbell. 109 participants joined this event from 42 different organizations across Niagara. During this webinar presenters provided a brief review of suicide risk factors and warning signs, and introduced a new expert-validated tool...
  6. Resources & Publications

    September 2016: Labour Market Observer (St. Catharines-Niagara Census Metropolitan Area)

    The monthly labour market observer presents local, provincial, and national labour market data from the previous calendar month. Raw data from the infographic may be downloaded as an Excel spreadsheet or as a CSV file. Readers should note that Statistics Canada provides data for the St. Catharines-Niagara Census Metropolitan Area. This geography is...
  7. Resources & Publications

    A Way Home: Youth Homelessness Community Planning Toolkit

    The toolkit is designed as a resource for organizations and/or individuals considering or already leading community efforts to develop strategic responses to youth homelessness. Most likely, you are working in or with non-profit, government, lived experience and private sector stakeholders to explore your next steps. This toolkit will help you...
  8. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Catholic District School Board: Mental Health and Addictions Strategy

    The Mental Health and Addictions Strategy of the Niagara Catholic District School Board, through the charisms of faith, social justice, support and leadership, recognizes and honours the responsibility of the entire community to reach out in faith, hope and love to serve students and staff struggling with the challenges of...

Explore Our Network

Get Connected

Sign up to receive communications from Niagara Connects! We will keep you connected with what’s going on in our community, without spamming your inbox. Get started now!
Niagara Knowledge Exchange is powered by a Niagara-wide network of people for collaboration, planning, learning, innovation and community action toward a stronger future for Niagara. We work hard to help foster a culture of Niagara-focused research and evidence-informed planning to support your community development innovations. To learn more about Niagara Connects, please visit our central website: www.niagaraconnects.ca or contact us: Email: info@niagaraconnects.ca
Copyright © 2018 Niagara Connects. All rights reserved.