This page is for the resources that are mentioned and discussed on the podcast; from books, websites, to other documents. If you have others that you'd like to recommend, please contact me.
"In this groundbreaking companion to The Courage to Heal, Laura Davis offers an inspiring, in-depth workbook that speaks to all women and men healing from the effects of child sexual abuse. The combination of checklists, writing and art Projects, open-ended questions and activities expertly guides the survivor through the healing process." - Via Amazon
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"Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse (CCASA) is the primary sexual abuse and sexual assault crisis and education service provider for Calgary and surrounding areas. Our organization exists because sexual violence is a crime that is prevalent in our society and impacts a significant number of people.
CCASA strives to enhance the health and well being of all people and our broader community through responsible and effective programs in sexual abuse education, research and advocacy, crisis intervention and counselling.
After over 20 years in the community, CCASA has become a strong foundation in the service delivery web and a leader in the field of sexual violence."
You are not alone
"By offering the enclosed material, resources and guides, we strive to provide you with the very best information to assist you and your family understand and manage your depression."
This is a valuable resource to know more about depression. Do you have it? What are the symptoms? And how you can manage and move forward with your life!
You are worthy
"Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home."
Another valuable resource to know more about depression.
I created this PDF to list the Rape Crisis Centre's throughout the world. This is not an exhaustive list by any means, but should you require immediate help for you or someone you know, please keep this list available.
If you have other suggestions, please contact me.
In Ep. 24 & Ep. 25, Pam Purnell offers some valuable websites if you're interested in understanding what Functional Medicine is and other resources.
Functional Medicine: Understanding what Functional Medicine is.
Liver Rescue: A thorough look into your liver and how to heal it.
In Ep. 30 - Part III of The Conversations, Nicole generously shares a list of organizations in Calgary and the USA where you can begin to receive information about how to be an ally and supporter of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Click on the links below.
The Colour Factor: "Diversity & Immigration, Healthy & Wellness, Arts & Culture"
The Black Empowerment Fund: "We want to affect long-term positive change in the Black community through fundraising and local organizing."
Immigrant Council for the Arts: "Connecting newcomer artists with professionals"
Afros In The City: "Celebrating Afroculture"
Black Girl In Om: "Promotes holistic wellness and inner beauty for women of color."
Obama.org: "Inspire, empower, and connect people to change their world."
NAACP: "The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"
Black Lives Matter: "Join the Movement to fight for Freedom, Liberation and Justice..."