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My Path to Recovery: A guide for people living with mental health challenges

This guide is for people living with mental health challenges. It contains stories, tools and strategies which address problems of people living with these challenges. There is also a list of where to seek mental health resources for the Longueuil area. A big thanks goes to the Table de Concertation en Santé Mentale de l’agglomération […]

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Want to join our Board of Directors?

Calling all community members, ARC is looking for support from you! Are you interested or know someone who is interested in getting involved in helping promote access to health and social services in English in the Montérégie? We are looking for dynamic community members with all types of experience in volunteering, administration, budgeting etc… If […]

ReCharge offered in Saint Lambert

ReCharge is a free workshop series for family caregivers, basically anyone who takes care of a loved one. The next session starts February 21st, 2018 6:oo-9:00 pm at ACCESS Adult Education and Career Training Center in St-Lambert (163 Cleghorn avenue). Workshops are hands-on, in a relaxed setting and include info on: CPR and medical emergencies, […]

Key Legal Information for Caregivers

Sometimes, people close to us need help because of age, illness or a disability. When this happens, we become caregivers. Stepping into this role raises a lot of questions. Can we take time off work to care for someone? Do we have a role when it comes to health care decisions? Can we act on […]

Access to a family doctor – The Grande Inscription

Gaétan Barrette, Minister of Health and Social Services, announced the opening of the Grande Inscription to facilitate the population’s access to longstanding and new family doctors. Designed to simplify patients’ lives, the Grande Inscription will allow family doctors who are starting their practice to be attributed, on September 1 of each year, blocks of patients who are in the […]

ReCharge Now in 2 Locations

ReCharge is a dynamic and informative 6-week course designed by caregivers for caregivers and offers tools, resources, and techniques for keeping your loved one at home.  ReCharge is open to all natural caregivers and it kicks off in two locations -Chateauguay and Greenfield Park on November 8, 2017.  For more information or to register,  contact […]

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Consider Your Health

The most important things you need to know about your health may not be as obvious as you think.  A community’s prosperity can be increased by improving health and wellness. Business, education, healthcare, government and community stakeholders must work together to create prosperous, inclusive and sustainable communities that are great places to live, learn, work and play. […]