My name is Diane Levesque, I chose to get involved with LÉveil de Brome-Missisquoi after receiving socio-professional services to better manage my anxiety at work. I was amazed by the dynamic team, by the welcome and the non-judgment. In addition, socio-professional services are, in my opinion, a necessity in the community and are unique in the health network. Nowhere else exists this kind of service for job retention related to mental health and recovery. L’Éveil for me is more than a service, it is also a support group and a membership group. Finally, I would like to say thank you all the members, the team and the other volunteers. Together, we make this organism unique and alive. Thank you!
From a young age, my life journey has been strewn with challenges related to mental health. Fortunately, I was able to take advantage of many services and met dedicated individuals within multiple organizations. Recently, it was at L’Éveil that I found the tools to progress. I also felt privileged when I was asked to join this CA. Above all, I hope to be able to give back to this organisation that has helped me so much. The needs are growing, and I would like to be able to help.
I am a 45 year old woman. I have been part of the l’Éveil for several years. Why do I want to be part of the board? This is a cause close to my heart. I want to get things done. I want to make people aware so that they no longer have taboos and shame when talking about mental health, because everyone has a mental health. It is thanks to the l’Éveil that I am better. Especially thanks to the Tuesday afternoon workshops.
I grew up in the Eastern Townships, I had the chance to live in a very beautiful environment. Thus, it is essential for me to contribute to the development of our community and to the well-being of people. L’Éveil makes it possible to achieve these two objectives by directly helping people who are experiencing mental health difficulties with an approach that aims to ensure that these people continue to develop and contribute to their community. Do not hesitate to contact us!
« For a long time I have had the desire to help people, to make a difference around me. Life is a long road strewn with pitfalls… and no one knows in advance what and when these challenges will arise. The presence of such an organization is essential in our society and we must encourage people to ask for help when they feel the need. Mental health has long been a taboo subject. Fortunately, little by little we manage to sensitize the population. The human being will never cease to impress me, the strength of each and everyone, but above all the strength that we all have together. You have to allow yourself to hope and above all to dare to believe in yourself. ».
« The alternative approach of l’Éveil responds to a specific need that anyone can feel. Everyone faces difficult times in life and being surrounded by a great team like that of l’Éveil with great people and motivating and relevant group workshops can make all the difference. This is why I want to get involved in this great organization and help the community. ».
«Hello. My name is Hsing-Fen Yang. I moved to Canada, Quebec almost twenty years ago to restart my life. During these challenging years, there has been ups and downs. It can be daunting to start from Zero. At some special occasions, I have discovered l’Éveil, a place that I am listened, seen, accepted and appreciated. It is a privilege to be part of an organization that mental Health issues matter. What is my motivation? Education, community and personal development have always interest me. L’Éveil is exactly the place where I can evolve, practice and contribute. ».