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The Pandemic and Your Mental Health

Louise Bradley, President and CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada, talks to Senator & Dr Stan Kutcher about the effects of COVID-19 as they specifically pertain to mental health.

This interview focuses on:

  • techniques for coping with isolation;
  • ways for parents to promote the development of resiliency in their children;
  • how young people might maintain good mental health throughout this crisis;
  • the importance of language when discussing the difference between anxiety and fear;
  • how we might help others who are struggling with harder situations than our own, and the importance of keeping perspective during a global pandemic;
  • moment of gratitude and praise for the vital front line workers and to thank them for their tireless efforts.

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