Community News
Essential Tips for Disability Tax Claims

Navigating the intricacies of disability tax credits can be daunting, but understanding the process is crucial for accessing financial support. Here’s a vital tip: Keep detailed records of medical expenses and consultations related to the disability. This documentation is invaluable when applying for the credit, ensuring you receive the maximum entitled benefits. Additionally, seek assistance from a qualified specialist well-versed in disability tax credits. Their expertise can streamline the application process and help you optimize your claim. By staying organized and seeking expert guidance, you can alleviate financial burdens and focus on prioritizing your health and well-being.

Spring Revamp: Transforming with Transplants

As spring blooms anew, consider rejuvenating more than just your surroundings. Hair transplants offer a natural solution for those seeking fuller, thicker locks. Whether age, genetics, or stress have taken a toll, this procedure can restore confidence and vitality. Research modern techniques and consult with experts to explore personalized options. Embrace the season of growth with a refreshed outlook and a revitalized mane. Remember, investing in yourself is always in season. Discover how hair transplants can help you blossom this spring and beyond. Your journey to renewed self-assurance begins with a single step towards a fuller, flourishing future.

Naturopathic Medicine Week: May 12-18

This week looks to highlight what Naturopathic Medicine is and how it could be of benefit to you. The naturopathic philosophy is to stimulate the natural healing properties of the body and treat the underlying cause of dysfunction. You can utilize naturopathic medicine along in conjunction with conventional medical therapies to achieve optimal health, as Naturopathic Medicine has a large priority on preventative medicine. This could include dietary and lifestyle advice, herbal medicine, acupuncture amongst other modalities. In these times of stress and uncertainty, check us out to see how we can help support your goals.

May Brain Teasers

.1 The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I? 2. What has a heart that doesn’t beat? 3. I can be cracked, made, told, and played. What am I? 4. What has a neck but no head?

BBQ Pulled Chicken

3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (‘family pack’) 1 medium onion, diced 1 (6oz) can tomato paste 1 (8oz) can crushed pineapple 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon liquid smoke* 2 teaspoons paprika 1 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon onion powder dash cayenne pepper Instructions In a mixing bowl add tomato paste, pineapple, apple cider vinegar, liquid smoke, paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Mix to combine to create a sauce. Add chicken thighs, onion, and sauce to the slow cooker. Stir to combine. Set on high 3-4 hours or low 6-7 until chicken starts to fall apart. Before eating shread chicken with two forks, best if left to rest in the sauce for a few minutes. Best served with coleslaw, serve over buns, in wraps

Youth Engagement & Empowerment Program

The Youth Engagement & Empowerment program is available
for youth and operates five days a week (Tuesday to
Saturday) and is free to register. Transportation and food are
provided. Participation is required, and our goal is to provide
a safe space where youth can develop self-esteem, leadership
skills, and healthy relationships. We offer evening, summer,
and Saturday day programs, including cultural activities and
on-the-land camps. We aim to reduce illegal behaviors and
drug use among indigenous youth and address their mental
health concerns. Our team includes Elders, youth workers, and
various facilitators. We care about urban Indigenous youth and
are here to help and support them and their families.

Benefits of Myofacial Release

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Debbie Dunbar. I recently moved to Warman from Estevan, Sk. I have 10 years of experience in Myofascial Release (MFR). I am trained in John Barnes MFR. I found MFR during my own journey with chronic pain and headaches. It didn’t take me long into my own MFR treatment to realize that this technique was something special. It was a turning point in my healing journey and changed my life for the better. If you are suffering with pain and feeling like there is no way out….There is HOPE!

“Camping: Nature’s Health Haven”

Camping offers a wealth of health benefits. Exposure to fresh air and sunlight reduces stress and boosts mood. Physical activities like hiking improve fitness levels, while the natural environment promotes better sleep. Connection with nature enhances mental well-being, fostering feelings of awe and gratitude. Outdoor experiences release endorphins, lifting mood and creativity. Additionally, camping encourages social interaction, strengthening relationships. Moreover, exposure to diverse microorganisms may boost the immune system. Overall, camping provides a holistic approach to health, combining physical activity, stress reduction, mental clarity, and social connection in the embrace of nature.

Harm Reduction Advocation

Some call Hard Knox Talks an addiction recovery podcast. Others call us harm reduction advocates.
Hard Knox Talks is a live streaming video podcast centered around all things substance use. From inspiring stories of recovery to useful information about drug policy, and current events, find new Hard Knox Talks episodes every week on YouTube or on your favorite audio podcast platform. We won’t dissapoint!

Suicide Prevention – Where to Begin?

Navigating the struggle of suicide prevention involves seeking
support from friends, family, and professionals. Finding
helpful tools such as the Embracing Life App (Scan the QR
code in our Ad) or finding other immediate assistance sources
are key to prevention, along with therapy which provides
coping strategies, and staying connected to help combat
isolation. Educate yourself about warning signs, whether it be
for yourself, a loved one, a child in need, create a safety plan,
encourage professional help. Remember, you are NOT alone—
reach out. Prioritize safety, seek help, and work towards a
healthier, more hopeful tomorrow. Embrace life!
Prince Albert Grand Council,

Mental Health for a better tomorrow

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a time dedicated to raising awareness and understanding about mental health issues, reducing stigma surrounding mental illnesses, and advocating for support and resources for those who are affected. During this month we ask everyone come together to promote mental health education, provide support to those struggling, and encourage conversations about mental well-being. We at Valley Hill truly believe every youth deserves a second chance, so let us rally together for a better tomorrow!