The importance of the rights and obligations individuals have to one another is now accompanied by an emphasis on the right of individuals to live authentically
“For Keats, it is only our acceptance of the suffering that is an inevitable part of life, and death, that can really open our eyes to the beauty that surrounds us, thereby enabling us to grow”
If the human obsession with achievement is a subconscious attempt to deny–and transcend–mortality, what impact does it have on our beliefs, philosophies and societies?
The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community is a group in society with a unique set of end-of-life concerns, but their needs remain largely unmet
“There’s a common public misconception that we are unable to make decisions for ourselves. Truth being we are excluded from even participating in policy decisions that determine our fates”
addiction, community development, crime and justice, death and dying, harm reduction, health care, health determinants, hiv/aids, homelessness, indigenous, mental illness, myths and stereotypes, poverty issues, prevention, recovery, social justice, youth
Concerned citizens march in Nanaimo on February 21, 2017, in solidarity with cities across Canada struggling with effective responses to the growing opioid overdose crisis
addiction, community development, crime and justice, death and dying, grief, harm reduction, health care, health determinants, hiv/aids, homelessness, indigenous, myths and stereotypes, poverty issues, prevention, recovery, social justice, youth