September 9th is International FASD Day, a day designated to raise awareness about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the importance of abstaining from alcohol use during pregnancy.
Western Health is offering a support and education group for parents and caregivers of teens with problematic substance use. Choices and Consequences is an 8 week program that will provide participants with knowledge about the signs and symptoms of drug use, stages of use, communication skills, enabling, logical consequences, harm reductions, treatment issues, and relapse/relapse prevention.
Please be advised there will be window caulking and repairs taking place at Western Memorial Regional Hospital beginning August 27. The project includes all windows on the front of the hospital and is expected to be completed within 6 weeks. For the safety of the general public and our staff, barricades will be installed at the perimeter of the work area to prevent anyone from entering.
Western Health Residential Services is now accepting applications for post-secondary students to live at Monaghan Hall. For more information, please contact 637-5235 or email email@example.com.
Western Health is offering information sessions for parents whose children have been given a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The sessions will cover topics such as understanding ASD diagnosis, parenting your child, family coping with an ASD diagnosis and community resources. Information sessions will take place over three consecutive weeks beginning September 24.