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Morgan's Mission Depression, anxiety, personality disorders, self harm, OCD, ADD, ADHD, addiction and suicide …….. These are just a selected few mental illnesses that are affecting our youth in ways that some will never be able to understand. Suicide is often the end of an illness that has caused suffering far more imaginable then one can express. Being a parent of a child with mental illness you want to understand and learn what you can Read More
Plugged In Community Centre Organization (Plugged In) is excited to announce our 7th Annual BEautiful ME (BeMe) event, happening April 8, 2018 at DanceCo in St. Albert! Social media, puberty, and peer-pressure all have powerful impacts on self-esteem. Many youth suffer from low self-esteem and mental health issues because, instead of celebrating their own unique beauty, they strive to look like the celebrities they see in the media or to fit in with their social Read More
Inclusion In Action: Recreation For All Ages Inclusion in Action: Recreation for All Ages is Plugged In’s ongoing initiative to connect various sectors of the community in an attempt to foster meaningful relationships and promote inclusion. Each month, a classroom of energetic preschoolers visits a retirement residence in St. Albert and engages in fun and meaningful activities. For the month of December, Plugged In extended the invitation to all members of the community for a Read More
Inclusion in the Community: Mini-Conference Inclusion In The Community: Mini-Conference is an important piece of Plugged In’s commitment to impact and connect with the community. Included in our mandate to create inclusion are opportunities to educate, particularly on the importance of the relationship between communities, schools and families. The general definition of inclusion is “the action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure,” however this is easier said than Read More
Fight Gone Bad at Crossfit Edmonton (CFE)In honour of Plugged In Community Centre Oct 29, 2017Written by: Christina Herbers Fight Gone Bad is a Crossfit benchmark workout, our gym organizes this group workout once a year. Always near Halloween, and we wear crazy costumes. This year there was Donkey Kong, Princess Peach, some grannies with walkers, some skeletons (mom and daughter) and some unicorns to name just a few. In total, we had 32 people Read More