Tag: trauma

Coast Capital Savings Supports Dan’s Legacy’s “East Van Dan’s Program” with a $24,000 Grant

December 11, 2019 – Coast Capital Savings recently provided a grant of $24,000 to the Dan’s Legacy Foundation in support of the charity’s “East Van Dan’s” program. The funds will provide counselling and land-based intervention therapies to at-risk Indigenous youth. Youth such as “Michael”, an 18 year old Indigenous young man who was heavily involved […]

Misunderstanding the Relationship between Opioids, Addiction and Trauma

Re: There are Safer Alternatives to Opioids after Wisdom-Teeth Removal Amy Ma and Dr. Susan Sutherland assert that evidence indicates a short prescription for opioids poses a risk of ongoing opioid use to our teens. In my opinion, based on 40+ years of working with at-risk youth, the real risk is not recognizing trauma as […]

Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation Donates $10,000 to Dan’s Legacy

On Saturday, March 3, Sarah Arsenault from the Pacific Blue Cross Health Foundation dropped by our workshop in Surrey and presented us with a cheque for $10,000. The funds will go towards our Supported Program for Youth with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) pilot program. “We’re thrilled with the help of the Pacific Blue Cross […]