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National Resources for Aging Parents

National Resources for Aging Parents

There are approximately 5.9 million Senior Citizens in Canada; likely some of whom rely on you for help. When it comes to health and wellness, programs and services, and safety and security for this demographic there are a wide array of services and programs tailored to the specific needs of the province’s Seniors. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of services available across Canada and in specific regions for Senior Citizens. In the case of emergencies always dial 9-1-1.   Senior Citizens Services in Canada Alzheimer Society Canada ………. 1-800-616-8816 The Alzheimer...
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National Addiction and Mental Health Resources

National Addiction and Mental Health Resources

In any given year, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health reports that  1 in 5 Canadian experiences a mental health or addiction problem, with 1 in 2 having had or currently experiencing a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years of age. When it comes to you and your mental health, it’s important to know that you are not alone, and there are resources for you to get the help that you need. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of National Addiction and Mental Health Resources available to Canadians. If you or a loved one is in extreme crisis or experiencing an...
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Addiction and Mental Health Information: Ontario

Addiction and Mental Health Information: Ontario

In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadian experiences a mental health or addiction problem, with 1 in 2 having had or currently experiencing a mental illness by the time they reach 40 years of age. When it comes to you and your mental health, it’s important to know that you are not alone, and there are resources for you to get the help that you need. Share Lawyers has compiled a list of Ontario Addiction and Mental Health Resources for addiction and mental health. If you or a loved one is in extreme crisis or experiencing an emergency call 9-1-1.   Ontario Addiction and...
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Supports and Resources For Those With Disabilities

Experiencing the real-life effects of being impacted by a disability can leave someone feeling helpless, isolated, and limited. No one with a disability should feel this way, and although there might be different approaches to everyday tasks, there is help for you. Especially for those whose disability is a newer reality, the Share Lawyers team wants to let you know there are many different resources, communities, and services which can provide you with the support and management you need to lead a full life! Getting Around If your disability prevents you from moving...
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National Health Services

National Health Services

Whether it’s your physical or mental health, when living with disabilities, injuries, illness and chronic conditions, it’s essential to have access to health care facilities and resources in your area. Share Lawyers has compiled a directory of National Health Services available in Canada. Health Services Across Canada Ambulance, Police, and Fire ………. 9-1-1 You can also learn more about 9-1-1 services, tips on making calls, and what new features may be added in the future at the CRTC website.   Alzheimer’s Society Canada 1-800-616-8816 This resource provides...
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How My Law School Experience Shaped My Practice

How My Law School Experience Shaped My Practice

I graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1983 – which in some ways feels like yesterday, but is really a long time ago. I entered law school after two years of undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, where my studies centred on political science and history. Like for most people who attend university and professional programs in their late teens and early 20s, those were highly impressionable years when we all trying to figure out how we hope and dream that our adult lives will turn out. For me it was no different. Entering law school in the late...