Events

Miles For Smiles Survivor’s Walk

The Miles For Smiles Survivor’s walk is a 4 km walk for child abuse survivors.  The walk represents life after abuse as we realize we are stronger together, we are never alone and we ARE survivors – in every sense of the word. We invite survivors along with friends, parents,...
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How childhood trauma can have a life-long impact on health

A history of childhood trauma can affect the mental health of adults. But what is less well-recognized, even by doctors, is the link to physical health. Childhood trauma raises the risk of everything from diabetes to lung cancer to heart disease. Those who endured a high level of...
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No need for Zachary Turner to die: death review

The social services system in Newfoundland and Labrador failed a 13-month-old boy, who drowned along with his mother in a 2003 murder-suicide, a review has found. Zachary Turner died when Shirley Turner, 42, clutched him to her body and jumped into Conception Bay, several...
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Parents who kill their children: Why would someone do the unthinkable?

The troubling allegation against Trent Spencer Butt is gut-wrenching, and brings with it a host of sobering and painful questions. Most notably, why would a parent kill his or her own child? Their own flesh and blood? That’s a question being asked by many throughout...
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