Mental Health

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All Our Relations

Finding the Path Forward

In this urgent and incisive work, bestselling and award-winning author Tanya Talaga explores the alarming rise of youth suicide in Indigenous communities in Canada and beyond. From Northern … 290 View

Beyond Shelters

Solutions to Homelessness in Canada from the Front Lines

This book offers essays by experienced shelter managers who address the future of the homeless shelter in Canada. This diverse collection includes contributions by leaders in the homelessness … 256 View

Out Loud

Essays on Mental Illness, Stigma & Recovery

Out Loud is a collection of more than fifty essays by people affected by mental illness. There are essays by those who have experienced mental illness themselves, by family and friends, by … 240 View
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Chapter One: We Were Always Here

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 41 $4.92 Add
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Forward

From: Out Loud

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Forward 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

The Shelterscape in Canada

From: Beyond Shelters

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Provides a short history of the homeless shelter sector’s development followed by a description of its current size, shape, and orientations in Canada. Analyzes how homeless shelters have … 14 $1.40 Add
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Chapter Two: Big Brother’s Hunger

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 62 $7.44 Add
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Introduction

From: Out Loud

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Introduction by Ramona Dearing 4 $0.40 Add
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Shelters and Housing First

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes how Dr. Sam Tsemberis ascertained through his work and research at the famed Bellevue Hospital that chronically homeless people could be stably housed with improved quality of life … 29 $2.90 Add
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Abandoning the Personal

The State and the Production of Abuse

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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The state, learning from the work of anti-violence advocate Catherine Hodes to understand the difference between Conflict and Abuse in relationship to social service providers. 29 $0.58 Add
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Chapter Three: The Third Space

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 53 $6.36 Add
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Essays 1

From: Out Loud

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A selection of 11 essays on the subject of mental illness. The authors discuss their experiences with mental illness, how it affects their families and their personal lives and how they work to … 49 $4.90 Add
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Mitigating Harm to Women

From: Beyond Shelters

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Describes the development of the transition house movement in Newfoundland and Labrador and how these centres have become anchors for the protection and safety of women in their communities. … 18 $1.80 Add
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Advocacy Centre

From: Beyond Shelters

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Proposes that, while continuing to deliver essential services to men and women in states of emergency and providing assistance in finding and keeping housing, homeless shelters are well placed to … 19 $1.90 Add
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Chapter Four: “I Breathe for Them”

From: All Our Relations

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In this reading, Tanya Talaga discusses the epidemic of suicides among Indigenous youth in Canada. The reading includes personal recollections of the author, historical and political context and … 56 $6.72 Add
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Essays 2

From: Out Loud

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A selection of 14 essays on the subject of mental illness. The authors discuss their experiences with mental illness, how it affects their families and their personal lives and how they work to … 59 $5.90 Add