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Category: Tip Sheets

Supporting youth going back to school during COVID-19

Returning to school after summer break is always an adjustment, but this year marks a return unlike any other. After more than a year of …

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Mini-Guide For Women Sidelined From The Workforce

Long before the pandemic, women were regularly forced to put their careers on the back burner. Whether caring for children or sick or elderly relatives, women were more likely than men to take on caregiving responsibilities that compete with their working life.

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How Employers Can Help Women Who Are Returning To Work

Many women face challenges when returning to work, whether it’s due to maternity leave, a leave of absence, or an unplanned break related to the …

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Shining A Light On Mental Health In Black Communities

Quick Stats 38.3% of Black Canadian residents with poor or fair self-reported mental health used mental health services compared with 50.8% White Canadian residents (between …

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COVID-19 and Suicide: Prevention is Possible

As of Jan 26, 2021, over 755,000 cases have been recorded in Canada, with nearly 20,000 deaths. How are we doing? The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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Goal Setting in a Year of Uncertainty

The start of a new year usually means setting new goals and laying out fresh plans. But of course this year we need to adapt …

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Sharing your Story Safely

Sharing a personal story about mental illness, trauma, or any life-changing experience can reinforce feelings of strength, resilience, and perseverance. It’s also one of the …

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Mini-guide to help employees’ mental health through winter

These resources may also be helpful for friends, family, and community members. Introduction With the challenges brought on by cold weather and the holiday season, …

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How to give back (or reach out) this holiday season

As we continue to navigate the pandemic, riding a second wave into the holidays, many of our plans and traditions are being upended. If you’ve been struggling to find your giving spirit, the following tips may help you strike the right balance between giving and receiving.

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