The Teen Talk Approach to Sexual Health Education: Accurate. Nonjudgmental. Youth Friendly.

Written by Sarah Martens, Health Educator Peer Support Program, Teen Talk Comprehensive sex education is not just about sex, it’s about health.  We, as adults, as educators, have a responsibility to provide youth with accurate information and non-judgmental health services. It’s important to have these conversations because we know that ignoring these issues doesn’t mean… Read More

Community Vision

About a year ago, I wrote a blog on what makes a community health centre.  It is something that I ponder often in my roles as Executive Director of Klinic and SERC (both identifying as Community Health Centres), as well as part of the Manitoba Association of Community Health (MACH), and Co-Chair of the Canadian Association of Community Health… Read More

Cultivating Leadership Presence- No More Busy

The first full week of May in Canada is recognized as mental health week, led by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA),  who are now celebrating 100 years of service.  This week can be viewed as a time to move the conversation around mental health forward, as well as be vocal – hence the annual campaign’s… Read More