Ep 5: Don't Just Walk On By. -- Our Minds Matter

Topic: Betty-Lou Souter from Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold talks about mental illness, drug addiction and homelessness.

Mental illness and drug addiction are the leading cause of homelessness. Betty-Lou Souter from Community Care of St. Catharines & Thorold talks about how we have to address this crisis before we can truly tackle homelssness.
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14.83 MB
Duration: 
0:32
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Community Care St. Catharines and Thorold
Community Care, St. Catharines & Thorold has been meeting the needs of the less advantaged in our community since 1919. The fundamental principles on which the agency was founded have not changed. Programs range from food and shelter security to emergency services and support that lead to the independence clients strive to achieve. http://www.communitycarestca.ca & http://www.communitycarestca.ca/useful-links

The Paul Hansell Foundation
http://www.paulhansellfoundation.com
The Paul Hansell Foundation was founded after the tragic loss of Paul to suicide in December 2010.

Through education and awareness the foundation aims to break down barriers and establish a proactive and preventative dialogue that puts mental health on an equal footing with all other forms of health. The foundation operates as a not for profit registered in the province of Ontario. Charitable contributions are held in the Paul Hansell Foundation Fund and administrated be the Burlington Foundation.

The Paul Hansell Foundation is driven to influence. The mission of the foundation is to promote programs aimed at the mental and emotional wellbeing of youth.

That mental health is a natural part of everyday conversation. Through education and awareness we break down the barriers and establish a proactive and preventative dialogue that puts mental health on an equal footing with all other forms of health.