Local resources. Inspiring stories. Practical advice.
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Whether it’s physical, financial, professional or psychological, everybody goes through tough times in their lives. Josh Martin was 28 years old when he experienced his biggest challenge yet: an aggressive form of leukemia. Inspired by his journey, the Overcoming Obstacles Handbook is a free collection of real-life stories, practical advice and local resources in the Winnipeg area geared at helping people who are facing adversity.
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Blood donors: helping others
Ten years ago, cancer almost killed me. Blood donors saved my life. And for that, I just wanted to say thanks.
Gratitude. What’s so special about it, and how can we cultivate more of it in our lives to help us through tough times?
Life is awesome. Life is awful.
Sometimes life is an ice cream sundae smothered in chocolate. Other times it’s a flurry of kung-fu kicks to the gut.
When my sister Meghan got stuck in the mud, she learned a valuable lesson about the importance of letting go.
Community resources in the Winnipeg area
One of the most important lessons Josh learned from his health crisis was the importance of community. Whether it was accessing peer support programs, using the Cancer Society’s shuttle service to get to appointments or tapping into educational materials from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, community resources played a big role in his success.
Whatever obstacle you face in life — personally, professionally or otherwise — be sure to consider the resources available in your community. Fortunately, the Winnipeg area boasts all kinds of organizations and programs focused on helping folks overcome a variety of obstacles.
Below, you’ll find information about some of them. This listing is by no means exhaustive, but it will hopefully give you a flavour of the kinds of resources available in your own backyard.
Canadian Mental Health Association – Manitoba & Winnipeg
Manitoba Suicide Prevention & Support Line (24/7)
Klinic Crisis Line (24/7)
Sexual Assault Crisis Line (24/7)
Alzheimer’s Society of Manitoba
Canadian Cancer Society – Winnipeg
Support services for seniors
Palliative care in Winnipeg
Drug & alcohol rehab centres
Families and individuals
Winnipeg counsellors, therapists & psychologists
Winnipeg grief therapists
Riverwood Church Community
Canadian Foodgrains Bank
Women’s shelters & support
North End Women’s Centre
Native Women’s Transition Centre
Fort Garry’s Women’s Resource Centre
The Laurel Centre
Employment and financial
Credit Counselling Society
Career counselling and coaching
Osborne Village Resource Centre
Immigrant Centre Manitoba
Want to help others in your community overcome obstacles? Here are few local opportunities to consider:
Human Rights Hub – volunteer opportunities
City of Winnipeg – volunteer opportunities
Blood donor clinics
(for nearby clinics, search “Winnipeg”)
Habitat for Humanity Manitoba