Family health

Family health

A different parent

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Karen Blackford
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores disabilty and parenting. Introduces the educational video "Talking it Out in the Family," a project  to help improve communication in families by sharing the experiences of parents with disabilities and their families.  


A natural resource

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Leslie Ayre-Jaschke
Edition: 
Vol 11, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the benefits and challenges of breastfeeding. Lists the political, medical and journalistic work necessary to support women and make breastfeeding a viable option. 

The mother myth: a feminist analysis of post partum depression

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Debbie Field
Edition: 
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. 


BC Council for Families

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Training
Community education/development
Advocacy
Support group/peer support

Strengthens and supports the needs of families throughout their life cycle.

Primary Telephone: 
(604) 660-0675
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
bccf@bccf.bc.ca
Fax Number: 
(604)732-4813
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-663-5638
Street Address: 
204-2590 Granville St
City: 
Vancouver
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6h 3H1

Balancing family and work: special considerations in feminist therapy

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English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Toni Schindler Zimmerman
Publisher: 
The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Edited compilation of essays discussing issues of balancing work and family for women and couples. Articles share belief that balance is possible if we learn from those that have managed to find healthy balance rather than focusing on negative media images of balance as an impossibility.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
FAMR.S54 2001
ISBN 0789017342
Notes: 
Published simultaneously as as Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, Volume 13, Numbers 2/3 2001.

CHIMO Crisis Services

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Groups Served: 
All women
Aboriginal/métis/inuit women
Francophones
Families
Youth
Organization Type: 
Private foundation
Service Language: 
English
Chinese
Punjabi
Services Provided: 
Consulting
Community education/development
Advocacy
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Counseling

CHIMO prevents tragedies and saves lives. CHIMO strengthens individuals, families, and communities. CHIMO connects people with needed community resources. CHIMO builds bridges of understanding.
Created in Richmond, British Columbia in 1973, CHIMO Crisis Services now serves over 10,000 individuals and families each year from different cultural backgrounds, age groups, family lifestyles, and economic situations. CHIMO provides diverse services from community building to prevention, from individual crisis support to advocacy, and from peer support to education. CHIMO engages in collaborative community planning and develops innovative resources to address emerging needs.

Primary Telephone: 
604-279-7077
Secondary Telephone: 
Crisis line 24hr 604-279-7070
Email Address: 
chimo@chimocrisis.com
Fax Number: 
604-279-7075
Street Address: 
120 - 7000 Minoru Blvd
City: 
Richmond
Province: 
British Columbia
Postal/ZIP Code: 
V6Y 3Z5
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Polyclinic

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization

FOUNDED IN 1925, The Polyclinic has been, and continues to be the hub of medical professionals on Prince Edward Island.
 
Situated in downtown Charlottetown and only three minutes from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, The Polyclinic is an ideal location for patients, physicians and staff members.
 
         polyclinic pol·y·clin·ic (pl'-kln'k)
           n.
           A clinic, hospital, or health care facility that treats various types of diseases and injuries.
 
As is predicated by its name, The Polyclinic Professional Centre is a multi-faceted healthcare facility housing family physicians and specialists under one roof; this concept has stood the test of time since its inception and has enabled us to provide excellent patient care for close to 85 years.

Street Address: 
199 Grafton St
City: 
Charlottetown
Province: 
Prince Edward Island
Postal/ZIP Code: 
C1A 1L2
Internal Notes : 
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