Author: Elspeth Erickson

It’s an overcast day, but Mystie is undaunted. A diminutive woman, she comes into the room in a pink sequinned hat and leggings to match, shy but excited to talk about her story and of her new role as the first informal peer support worker at Newcastle...

As Thanksgiving nears, we have the chance to pause and remember the blessings of home, family and well-being – and to be grateful.  It also gives us the chance to remember those in our community who perhaps do not have as much as we do...