Community networks

Community networks

Cracks in the therapy system

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Author: 
Joanne Reid
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Vol 14, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the intricacies of feminist therapy. Introduces a network of feminist therapists working together in Saskatchewan. 

Visioning - the Canadian Women's Health Network: sharing information is essential

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Anne Fraser
Barbara Mintzes
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Vol 13, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is intended to stimulate discussion about the need for building a Canadian Women's Health Network. 

 

Health on stage

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Rachel Epstein
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Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is about interactive youth theatre that speaks to issues of AIDS, streetlife and choices. Defines Forum Theatre. Shares excerpt interviews with women involved in the creation and performance of two productions.

 


The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debbie Field
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Vol 11, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a feminist analysis of the spectrum of post partum emotional adjustments.  Discusses post partum depression as a metaphor of women's oppression as mothers. Asks crucial questions about the problems that isolated nuclear family parenting poses for women. 


Elderly and able?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Ella Haley
Ann Hauprich
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Vol 9, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the health problems of growing older. Discusses mental health and aging. Challenges for elders without community support. 

The birth of a network

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
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Vol 8, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article describes the making of Canada's Women's Health Network. Shares components, objectives and questions to consider. Lists provincial network contacts. 

Rachel’s story: an excerpt from silver threads

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Doris Marshall
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Vol 8, No.4
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This story shares one woman's experience of growing old. Describes and analyses the economic, political, social and physical forces that affect all of us as we grow older. 

There was an old woman ...

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debra Pilon
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Vol 7, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the housing needs of seniors, who are predominantly women, and illustrates some new and traditional housing options designed specifically for seniors.  Introduces the term Granny Flat. 

Undoing medical conditioning

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Melanie Conn
Rebecca Fox
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vol 1, No. 4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsaring
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an exploration of medical conditioning; Questions how it happens; How this conditioning shapes our views on health, disease, and the kinds of medical treatment we receive; Highlights Vancouver Women’s Health Collective and their efforts to interrupt their medical conditioning in their work.

Enlightening parenthood

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Ida Flint Dancyger
Sharon Zigelstein
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Vol 1, No. 2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1980
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article outlines and critically examines old notions of child-raising and discuses perils and pitfalls of different parenting courses offered; highlighting the wisdom that unfolds with mentorship gained from group experiences, questions the “expert” tradition, discusses alternatives to parenting courses; self help model, child-parent centres, create long terms support networks.


 

 

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