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Classified rallies Nova Scotian artists in support of The SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre

Juno award-winning Canadian rapper, Classified, has rallied Nova Scotian artists to create awareness for a program supporting children who have experienced violence and abuse. The group came together in late April at The Sonic Temple to produce an acoustic video for Classified’s “Powerless”. The video features an all-star cast of Nova Scotian musicians including David Myles, Joel Plaskett, Rose Cousins, Elijah Will, Neon Dreams and Breagh MacKinnon of Port Cities.

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IWK doctors attract prestigious national recognition

For Immediate Release – Halifax:  The IWK’s Dr. Noni MacDonald and Dr. Andrew Lynk have received the nod for two prestigious national awards. Dr. MacDonald is being recognized with a Trailblazer Award in Populations and Public Health Research by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Dr. Lynk is being awarded a Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) Life Membership Award.

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Understanding Trauma: Free Summer 2018 workshops for caregivers

Has your child experienced abuse or trauma? Are you looking to learn more about how you can support them, while also taking care of yourself?

The SeaStar Child and Youth Advocacy Centre Program is hosting an upcoming series of free workshops for caregivers who want to learn more about supporting children and youth who have experienced trauma.

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Stigma and Mental Illness

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