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Healing the Bruises - Alice Housing

Established in 2006, Healing the Bruises, is a counselling and support program for child witnesses of violence in the home. The Healing the Bruises program provides immediate trauma processing, supportive counselling and de-briefing for children as they explore their feelings surrounding the violence they have witnessed in their family. 

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An Intimate Look at Domestic Abuse in Canada - Firsthand - CBC-TV

Bridges Institute: www.bridgesinstitute.org

Family Service of Western Nova Scotia (FSWNS✛): http://www.fswns.org

The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre: www.hincksdellcrest.org

NS Advisory Council for the Status of Women: www.women.gov.ns.ca

A Better Man: www.indiegogo.com/projects/a-better-man

Canadian Domestic Violence Conference: www.canadiandomesticviolenceconference.ca

Robert S. Wright: www.robertswright.ca

"Stop Family Violence" (formerly the National Clearing House on Family Violence):  www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/sfv-avf/index.php

Ted Talk: "Violence against women---it’s a men’s issue" Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called "women’s issues.” But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men’s issues — and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood. A clarion call for us all — women and men — to call out unacceptable behavior and be leaders of change.

A Youtube video on the subject of Men's Depression and Suicide Network