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Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

This is a 2 session workshop presented by Toronto Public Health. We will look at stressors in children, how to recognize and how as parents you can help....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 01
Icon of the event  Understanding CCAC  services
Tue Mar 08, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara Frum

You might have heard of Community Care Access Centres (CCAC), but do you know exactly how they can help you? A specialist from CCAC will give you the whole picture. Learn in advance when you may need their help to navigate ...

Icon of the event Posture Improvement with the Mitzvah Technique
Wed Mar 09, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Frum

Based on the body's innate ability to spring upward, this technique is a physical approach to improving posture and relieving stress and tension. It is a gentle and dynamic discipline learned through a series of practical exe...

Icon of the event Winter Blues
Tue Jan 12, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

If your mood is as cold and dark as your landscape, you're in good company. Join us for a discussion on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) that will teach you about the signs and causes of depression and how we can deal with i...

Icon of the event Ethnic Minorities and Mental Illness: a Film Screening of PANDI
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a screening of PANDI (80 mins), a documentary about one man's struggle with mental illness as an immigrant from India trying to make a career in film - his greatest passion. Q&A will follow with filmmaker Maria-Sa...

Icon of the event At Home Alone
Sat Mar 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Help prepare your 10-14 year old to stay home alone safely. Parents and children can come to this workshop to develop a personal safety and injury prevention plan that is tailored to meet your family's unique needs. Presented...

Icon of the event Stress Management through Restorative Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Barbara Frum

Feel yourself transported to another realm by the beautiful chanting of sacred mantras and breathing meditation. Two meditation methods will be taught and practiced: one using the breath and another accompanied by beautiful m...

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 14
Thu Jan 28
Thu Feb 11
Thu Feb 25
Thu Mar 10
Icon of the event Colon Cancer Prevention: Getting Healthier...One Step At A Time
Mon Dec 07, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join a representative from Toronto Public Health for a presentation outlining colorectal health, cancer risk factors and ways to reduce your risk, and cancer screening tests available within the community.

Icon of the event Simple Steps to Healthy Eating
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Please join us for a FREE 4 week workshop series led by a Toronto Public Health Dietitian and Nurse. Come and learn about healthy eating and basic food preparation....

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 02
Wed Dec 09
Icon of the event STOP Smoking Program
Thu Feb 11, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Flemingdon Park

Do you want to quit smoking cigarettes?...