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Shannon Hawryluk on Oral Health

Shannon Hawryluk on Oral Health

Oral Health is an occasionally overlooked part of overall physical well-being. In honour of Oral Health Month, and Dental Hygienist Week, we had a discussion with Shannon, our Oral Health Team Lead about her journey, oral health, and the ways in which The Alex’s programs provide support to vulnerable populations.

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Brad Rains on Trans Youth Services

Brad Rains on Trans Youth Services

For the International Transgender Day of Visibility, we sat down with Brad Rains, a Child and Youth Care Counsellor at The Alex Youth Health Centre. He spoke to us a bit about himself, the services we offer for Trans youth, as well as some triumphs and challenges.

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Social Work at the Alex with Rachel Reichert

Social Work at the Alex with Rachel Reichert

Social work is an essential part of the work we do at The Alex, and we are incredibly grateful for the amazing staff that we have. March is Social Work Month, so we sat down with Rachel Reichert, one of the Case Managers at The Alex Youth Health Centre to talk about...

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My Family & The Alex

My Family & The Alex

Stacey, a Community Food Centre program participant, shares how our virtual programming has brought her family together during hard times.

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Beverly’s Story

Beverly’s Story

In 1975, when she was just a girl, Beverly was taken from her birth parents after witnessing violent domestic abuse in the home. She was placed with foster parents and her older siblings all went to different homes.

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John’s Story

John’s Story

What is the best birthday gift you have received? For John* it was a gift he gave to himself – walking into the RAAM clinic on his 45th birthday to ask for help with his alcohol addiction.

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McLeod Law Partnership Announcement

McLeod Law Partnership Announcement

The Alex is thrilled to announce that it has entered into a new partnership with McLeod Law LLP, providing funding to support programming including the new Alex Community Legal Clinic presented by McLeod Law.

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Chris’ Story

Chris’ Story

Imagine that your body is fighting against you at every turn, calcifying your bones, resulting in crippling headaches, weakness, stiffness of your arms and legs and ongoing abdominal pain. This has always been part of Chris’ life.

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