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Guide Guide to Sharing Circles

The intention of creating a sacred space- The Sharing Circle basic recipe is very simple but is open to lots of additional personal flavour.  Schools, families, colleagues, friends, support groups and even complete strangers can all benefit and so we…

September 24, 2021
Guide Questions for Connection

In order to foster wellbeing within ourselves and within our communities, we must nourish six types of connection: Connection to body and self Connection to family, friends, and community Connection to land and ground Connection to the sacred Connection to…

September 15, 2021
Toolkit Prototyping Toolkit

This toolkit will help you with a step-by-step guide to designing, testing and reflecting how your solution is improving community wellness. This is about building prototypes not pilots. [pdf-embedder url="https://ruralmentalhealth.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/RECOVER-PrototypingToolkitNov2020.pdf" title="RECOVER-+Prototyping+Toolkit+Nov+2020"]

September 15, 2021
Toolkit Men’s Sheds Toolkit

Men's Sheds are an initiative that aims to provide a safe space for men to gather and  connect. The Canadian Men's Sheds Association (CMSA) describes Men's Sheds as: "Men’s Sheds are welcoming, supportive places for friendship and fun. They provide…

February 26, 2021
Article Unlocking Canadian Social Innovation

Learn some of the basic ways that Social Innovation operates, and what it can look like in the Canadian landscape. If you have an interest in social innovation, this article could spark some ideas, and give impetus to joining the…

April 17, 2020
Article Belonging in the Education Workplace

“When we feel safe at work, then we feel empowered to be creative, to take risks, to ask questions, and to share ideas. To be truly successful, we need to know that our teams have our backs and will not…

October 22, 2019
Guide The Search Institute: The 4S’s Interview

How can you get to know young people in your class or group quickly and deeply?  We know that building developmental relationships is critical to young people's development. But we also know that at the start of a new school or program…

October 8, 2019
Guide Toolkit Bell Let’s Talk Day Toolkit

The Bell Let's Talk Toolkit provides tools to help engage others in conversations surrounding mental health and reducing stigma: Conversation Guide Workplace Tips  

February 28, 2019
Website Volunteer Alberta

Volunteer Alberta is a member association serving and representing Alberta’s diverse nonprofit organizations. They represent the voice for the value of volunteerism and the nonprofit sector, encouraging participation and collaboration for the common good in Alberta. Get support with volunteer…

February 11, 2019
Learning/ Training Website ARPA Online Benefits Hub

Alberta Recreation and Parks Association manages the Benefit Hub, which is an online database of research and resources organized around four main categories including personal benefits, social benefits, economic benefits and environmental benefits.  On the online hub, you are able…

February 6, 2019