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A University of Manitoba student is looking for participants for a photo project aimed at showing the barriers immigrants and refugees face to accessing mental health services in Manitoba. "There's one in five individuals who are impacted by mental health issues, but the rate for immigrants and refugees is quite higher," said Ogai Sherzoi, who is researching the topic as part of her master's of social work project, titled "Photovoice: Exploring Immigrants and Refugees' Perceptions and Access to Mental Health Services in Winnipeg." [...]
CBC News | April 14, 2016
A Pimicikamak teacher who’s in Thompson, Man., this week to learn about suicide prevention says she sees positive change in the community a month after it declared a state of emergency over suicide deaths and attempts [...]
Ildiko Nova, 49, from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is presently volunteering with a group in a community studio where she learns about Aboriginal culture, as well as facilitating art activities to different communities and continues to make various new paintings on multiple topics, referring to her ethnicity and to raise awareness of animal cruelty [...]