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Category: Tip Sheets

How to manage return anxiety as the lockdown lifts

As the COVID-19 curve flattens and the country begins to re-open, many people are facing a new set of concerns, sometimes called return or re-entry …

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Managing COVID Financial Stress

If you’re feeling stressed or anxious about finances right now, you’re not alone. From precarious employment to hard-hit investments to fears about the global economy, very few are immune to the new financial reality ushered in by COVID-19.

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Prioritize your mental wellness while working from home

COVID-19 is having major ramifications on employment, in Canada and around the world. With many people losing their jobs, and others deemed essential facing the …

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Safer Conversations about suicide on social media

SAFER CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SUICIDE ON SOCIAL MEDIA – THE WAY WE TALK ONLINE ABOUT SUICIDE MATTERS BEFORE YOU POST: Remember, once your message is posted, …

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Tips and resources: Being in an abusive home during COVID-19

Public health measures to fight COVID-19 have forced most of us to isolate indoors. But for persons living in an abusive home, confinement can have serious consequences. If you’re isolated with an abuser, use these tips and resources to protect your physical and psychological well-being.

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Transformative Change through e-Mental Health

What is E-Mental Health?Mental heath services and information delivered or enhanced through the internet and related technologies. E-Mental health technology and services complement traditional services, …

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Choosing sources of information carefully is critical to COVID-19 mental well-being

In the midst of COVID-19, it is increasingly difficult to avoid the bleak headlines and bright-red news banners. Staying informed is, after all, one way …

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Reduce suicides by creating a safer home

Follow these practices to keep your loved ones safe. Medications Safely dispose of unused or expired medications. Lock and limit prescription and non‑prescription medications. Chemicals …

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Stigma: The Facts

What is stigma? Stigma (or prejudice) describes a negative and unfavourable attitude. Stigma causes those living with a mental illness to be labelled, stereotyped, and …

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