Monthly Archives: January 2016

PAD Blog Post: Harnessing Sports as a way to Decrease Substance Abuse in Youth

Harnessing Sports as a way to Decrease Substance Abuse in Youth By Chidinma Nwakalor Co-op student, Parent Action on Drugs Youth involvement in sports is often seen as an avenue for positive youth development. Interestingly, the age at which participation … Continue reading

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Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth program – Now taking Toronto referrals

The Strengthening Families for Parent’s and Youth program is starting in Toronto (Queen & Dufferin) on Tuesday February 9, 2015. Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth is a 9 week skill-building program for families with teens 12 to 16 years … Continue reading

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PAD at the 2015 HC Link Conference – Highlights

On November 12 and 13, HC Link’s 2015 conference – Linking for Healthy Communities: Action for Change – brought together over 150 people from a variety of settings to learn and share experiences and ideas for building healthy, sustainable and resilient communities. … Continue reading

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SFPY in French – Toronto cycle underway at La Passerelle

As part of a grant through the Canada Ontario Agreement on French Language Services (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care), PAD has been working with community partner La Passerelle to deliver SFPY in French to Francophone newcomers in Toronto. … Continue reading

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