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New Director of Development

New Director of Development

Mr. Bill Elias, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Eden Foundation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jayme Giesbrecht to the position of Director of Development. Ms. Jayme Giesbrecht Ms. Giesbrecht is well known in southern Manitoba, both through...

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The Longest Night Run

The Longest Night Run

Today is December 21st, which means it is the day with the fewest hours of daylight in the entire year. That makes tonight, the longest night of the year. And, in what has become tradition, Brent Manke of Steinbach is again coordinating The Longest Night Run. This...

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AFM Office Relocates

AFM Office Relocates

The office for Addictions Foundation of Manitoba (AFM) has moved out of Morden, and is now open in a new location on Main Street in Winkler. The doors to AFM's former location on 8th Street in Morden were closed on Tuesday, with the new office at 351 Main Street in...

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Eden Has a New CEO

Al Kehler; Chair of Eden Health Care Services announced on Friday morning that a new Chief Executive Officer has been hired. Brad Unger takes on the role beginning on Wednesday December 1st. Most recently, Brad served as Program Director for Recovery of Hope, the...

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Forever 43 …

Forever 43 …

Jaala Van Dongen recently lost her brother Jonathan to suicide at 43 years of age. He'll never get to be 44; he'll forever be 43. Jaala connected with Eden to tell us the following story ... and she has a plan. Jonathan Ross "On October 9, 2021 (which incidentally is...

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Dr. Clarence H. Labun Lecture Series

Dr. Clarence H. Labun Lecture Series

The Dr. Clarence H. Labun Lecture Series is being offered this year as a ‘No Charge’ Virtual Event. Dr. Deborah MacNamara and Ms. Terry Warburton will be addressing issues surrounding addictions and social media.  Addiction and Social Media Hunger for Connection...

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COVID-19 and its Impact on Our Mental Health

COVID-19 and its Impact on Our Mental Health

The topic of mental health continues to make headlines. Whether it is people who are struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic, or it is professional athletes feeling the intense pressure to succeed, mental health is being talked about. Dr. James Bolton is a...

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Head for the Hill 2021

Head for the Hill 2021

Head for the Hills 2021 is nineteen years old this year. It's also the second year that we're going to start and end our ride at Cripple Creek Music Festival site. Covid-19 was part of our reality last year and we managed to offer this event and still abide within the...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pCbkoXE3rg Danny Plett is an internationally known singer, song-writer and musician.  He’s been writing songs and singing since the age of 12.  Danny has toured and given concerts with many well-known artists such as Brian...

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Eden Mental Health Centre – Dreaming Big

Eden Mental Health Centre – Dreaming Big

Officials with Eden Mental Health Centre in Winkler are dreaming about what a future mental health centre in Winkler might look like. The mental health centre was built in 1967 and after over five decades of use is structurally and functionally obsolete and needs to...

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RESILIENCE

RESILIENCE

Central Station in Winkler is excited to offer the following talk on Resilience together with Eden Health Care Services & Recovery of Hope. It will be taught by Terry Warburton - clinical director at Recovery of Hope. The course will be February 3rd, 1PM via Zoom...

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Eden’s Visitor Pod is Ready to Go!

Eden’s Visitor Pod is Ready to Go!

The project is complete.  A visitor pod is in place tucked neatly into a spot south of Eden Mental Health Centre (EMHC).  A couple months ago it became clear that good mental health included the continued contact with family members while being cared for in...

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Local Non-Profits Benefit From Federal Support

Local Non-Profits Benefit From Federal Support

The Winkler Community Foundation (WCF) has injected an additional $30,000 to local charities and nonprofit organizations that continue to support vulnerable people during the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to Round 2 of the federal government's Emergency Community Support...

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Eden Announces Plans to Relocate Steinbach Office

Eden Announces Plans to Relocate Steinbach Office

Eden Health Care Services has announced the move to a new location in Steinbach. Chief Executive Officer Kym Kaufmann says they are relocating to the Stonebridge Wellness Centre and hope to open their doors there on April first. Kaufmann says they are pleased to...

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Christmas

Christmas

Now more than ever, we are so grateful for the community that has funded, volunteered, celebrated, prayed and advocated for Eden Health Care Services through the years. At a time when everything feels uncertain, we find comfort and encouragement knowing that you care...

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Mental Health, Human Contact and Covid-19

Mental Health, Human Contact and Covid-19

We have moved into a Code Red protocol and a whole new set of controls are now part of our lives in dealing with Covid-19.  What that means is that for those who are resident in some kind of health care facility, they can’t have any visitors.  This is very...

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