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International Overdose Awareness Day

Jessica and Caitlyn share their thoughts on IOAD, as well as open up about their personal experiences with addiction.

Lethbridge Gala 'Shaken, Not Stirred'

We held our annual Never Give Up Gala in Lethbridge, 007 style 💎

Presented by Charlton & Hill Home Services.

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Welcome to Wood's Homes.

We are a mental health centre that provides treatment and support for children, youth, adults and families with mental health challenges. We are a non-profit organization and have been working with families since 1914.

Our 600+ staff, foster parents and caregivers provide more than 40 programs and services in Calgary, Lethbridge, Strathmore and Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Cold Lake, and Lac La Biche.

Wood’s Homes is nationally recognized as a knowledge and training centre. We are accredited by Accreditation Canada which has awarded our organization Exemplary Standing four times in a row!

If you or someone you know needs help, please call 403-299-9699.

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Positive Parenting: Effective Alternatives to Spanking for Child Behaviour Management

Spanking has been a traditional method of child discipline used by parents. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 43% of Canadian families use spanking to discipline their children. However, as child protection legislation has shifted over the years, its effectiveness is being questioned in light of new research

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Celebration of Connection and Coming of Age

Every culture and religion has unique rites of passage and ways to celebrate youth coming of age, and at the Learning Centers, ours is focused on graduation.

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A Letter From Alex

Alex came to a mental health program on the Parkdale campus in the summer of 2018. He was referred to Wood’s Homes by the team at Foothills Hospital, and was initially reluctant. It took weeks for Alex to feel comfortable enough to stay overnight with us.

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