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MedicAlert offers program for kids with autism September 2018

MedicAlert offers program for kids with autism

With these new emblems, first responders will be better able to deal with emergency situations

How to prepare balanced school lunches September 2018

How to prepare balanced school lunches

A Montreal dietician and mother shares her tips on packing a healthy, well-balanced school lunch that kids will eat.

Art therapy, journaling workshops for teens July 2018

Art therapy, journaling workshops for teens

This is a six-week program that combines discussion with art-making techniques such as drawing, painting, sculpting and collage

New support for parents who have lost a child May 2018

New support for parents who have lost a child

A new service is offered to help those who have lost a child during pregnancy through to the first year of life

Apps help families access medical care May 2018

Apps help families access medical care

Tap Medical and goEvisit are two new, innovative ways to seek care

Camp for kids who have a family member with a mental illness April 2018

Camp for kids who have a family member with a mental illness

This program aims to provide self-help tools, peer support and art therapy to help kids build coping skills.

Website offers tips on how to keep kids active April 2018

Website offers tips on how to keep kids active

Parents concerned about the amount of time their kids spend in front of screens can consult this website for ideas on fun outdoor activities

Teaching kids to spot concussion symptoms March 2018

Teaching kids to spot concussion symptoms

Experts want kids to know that a good teammate takes care of the team, so if you think someone may have a concussion, you need to alert coaches

Expos Fest event to raise money for pediatric brain cancer   March 2018

Expos Fest event to raise money for pediatric brain cancer

This fundraising event with former Expos players was created last year in memory of a 5-year-old Montreal girl who died of a brain tumour

New program tackles teen obesity January 2018

New program tackles teen obesity

The YM-YWHA has created a program that aims to help teens struggling with weight issues

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