Healing

Healing

Profiles: pei healing centre for survivors

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Helen Durie
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Vol 13, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article profiles a healing centre for adult survivors of child sexual abuse in PEI. Explores reasons why a healing centre and where they gathered resources to make this dream come true.  

BirthTales

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Vol 13, No.2
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article showcases a sample of the artwork featured in a Toronto exhibit entitled "BirthTales." Explores a new way of exposing medical students to information on the emotional effects of giving birth, as well as provide the public with a place to celebrate, marvel, or seek comfort in the wonder of birthing. 

 


Into a wood: speaking honestly about incest

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Pierre
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Vol 10, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article shares one woman's experience of incest through creative writing, personal narrative and research. Discusses the importance of bringing the topic of incest out of the shadows. Offers tips for survivors of incest on how to start their healing journey. 

Healing touch

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Cheryl Grossman
Leigh Hamilton
Wendy Simmons
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Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the profound effect of touching. How touch shapes our development, mental health and sense of connectedness. Calls for healing touch.  

Our stillbirth

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

This article is the story of a family's experience with stillbirth. Describes their loss, grief and acceptance. A list of some things you can do when a newborn passes that may help to move through the loss. 

If you have breast cancer ...

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Connie Clement
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Vol 8, No.3
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Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1987
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article offers a guide to diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Discuses non-invasive diagnostic tests available, information on recovery and healing. 

Ways of seeing illness

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Carole Yawney
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vol 2, No. 3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1981
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is the second of a four part series on alternatives to allopathy; discusses influences on culture, and how we define and go about achieving health and healing.

Aboriginal Peoples: healing for a better future

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English
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Online
Author: 
Nora Underwood
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Canadian Health Network
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Briefly relates the history of the residential school system. Introduces the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, explains its mission, lists some of the funded programs, and stresses the length of time it will take to restore community harmony.

Annotated bibliography of Aboriginal women's health and healing research

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Aboriginal
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
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Online
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Marlyn Bennett
Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
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Aboriginal Women's Health and Healing Research Group
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an interdisciplinary overview of Canadian research literature on issues respecting Aboriginal women, health and healing. Identifies gaps between existing research and community concerns.

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AWHHRG ABGN.B46 2005
ISBN 0973997605
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Includes bibliographical references.

Living well: Aboriginal women, cultural identity and wellness

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Alex Wilson
Publisher: 
Research Bulletin
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on a research project that studied the positive impact of cultural identity on the wellness of Aboriginal women in Manitoba.

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ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.
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