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Take care of your mental health during summer break

Who doesn’t love summer? Longer sunny days, outdoor activities, cottaging and camping, sports, social events, and relaxing and enjoying life. And for students, no homework. ...
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How to write a brilliant blog post in 10 steps  

Choose a topic: Before you start writing, choose a topic that interests you. Research popular topics and see what other bloggers write about. Hint: health, ...
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Navigating Parenthood with a Mental Illness

As a parent, it's common to experience stress, anxiety, and feeling overwhelmed at times.  But these challenges can get amplified for parents also managing a ...
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Peer support changed my life

There are a variety of forms that peer support can take – informal or formal, group-based, or one-on-one, in-person or virtual  – but if you ...
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My diagnosis: What I didn’t expect was grief

I had admitted something was off. I received the referral, got the appointment, and did the screening questionnaires and interviews, which led to a diagnosis. ...
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No more doom and gloom: How we’re using photography to inspire hope

If you’ve ever seen a news article about mental health and mental illness, you can probably still picture the stock photo that went along with ...
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Must-read mental health blogs for 2023

Discover the voices of lived experience and get access to resources, information, tips, and tools to support your mental health.  
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Unrooted – I owe it to myself to see my own dreams through

It seems I’m always trying to forge belonging, or fielding a gulf between myself and the community I grew up with. I feel deeply disconnected ...
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Move to boost your mental health

Physical activity is not just beneficial for maintaining a healthy body, but also for improving mental health. In fact, research shows that exercise is one ...
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