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STARLINGS COMMUNITY

community care: empower. advocate. repair harm. heal. 

Our mission is to co-create a society that protects the health and promotes the healing of youth exposed to the stress and and stigma of a parent's substance use through knowledge mobilization, advocacy, and peer empowerment.

Youth resilience

I HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY THE STRESS &/OR STIGMA OF A PARENT'S SUBSTANCE USE:
Have you been impacted by the stress and stigma associated with a parent's substance use Or care give for someone who has? YOU ARE NOT ALONE! 

Dysfunctional families

I care give for a youth who has been impacted by the stress and stigma of a parent's substance use:
Whether you are a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or friend,  and you are in a role to support and care for a youth who has been impacted by a parent's substance use, we want to support YOU as you support them. 

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TRAINING/ WORKSHOPS
We translate the knowledge on stress and resilience to expose how stigma contributes to adverse health outcomes in families, while equipping professionals with knowledge and tools to be able to protect the health, promote healing, and stop the cycle of trauma in families. 

understanding stress and stigma as it relates to a 2nd Thursday evening of the month. Link

Advocacy/policy:
Children have a right to be free from substance use stigma and its harms. 
Learn more about our advocacey and join us as a youth or organization here.

Children's rights

Like Starlings, we gather and connect so that all children may rise resilient.

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