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This Mental Health Week is all about empathy
Feb 3rd, 2022

“I can relate.” It’s a familiar expression and one you’ve likely used countless times throughout the pandemic. When someone has been sick or stressed, felt lonely or lost their job. You say it without having to think: “I get it….

Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Jan 31st, 2022

Research is showing that eating disorders are on the rise in young people since the onset of COVID-19. February 1-7, 2022 is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The National Eating Disorders Information Centre…

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 26
Jan 24th, 2022

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 26 and we’re joining in to help drive meaningful progress in mental health. Since 2010, Canadians and people around the globe have joined…

Move for your Mood
Jan 12th, 2022

This article is brought to you by the Canadian Mental Health Association and ParticipACTION to raise awareness of the mental health benefits of physical activity and provide actionable solutions to…

New Year Self-Care
Jan 1st, 2022

Self-care is the act of taking care of yourself to preserve or improve one’s own health. It can help reduce or eliminate stress, anxiety and depression, improve productivity, and increase…

Envisioning a Canada where mental health is a human right
Dec 8th, 2021

Mental health has never been more top-of-mind in Canada. Perhaps because the need has never been so great. “It has been 18 months of isolation, stress and uncertainty,” says Margaret…

Mental Health & Social Media
Nov 9th, 2021

Social media — we love it, we hate it, but can we have too much of it? Many of us likely saw our screen time increase throughout the pandemic, particularly…

Men and Mental Health
Sep 20th, 2021

Buddy Up for Men’s Suicide Prevention Middle-aged men die by suicide more than anyone else in Canada, including young people and women (Statistics Canada, 2019). Although this statistic is shocking,…

Togetherall Brings Virtual Mental Health Supports to Albertans
Jul 8th, 2021

A world-renowned mental health platform with over 250 organizations partnered is now making waves in Albertan communities. Togetherall is a peer-to-peer online community that allows Alberta residents to connect with…

Finding your ‘new normal’: Tips for young workers
Jul 6th, 2021

This summer feels different as we shift back to ‘normal.’ Whatever your ‘normal’ was before the pandemic, many young people are experiencing discomfort about transitions back to work or school….

Pride in Alberta
Jun 14th, 2021

The LGBTQ2S+ community and mental health June is known and celebrated across Canada as pride month. The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division, believes the celebration of the LGBTQ2S+…

Mental Health Must Be Part of the Equation
Apr 7th, 2021

There is No Health Without Mental Health The focus on mental health is unlike anything our province has experienced before. The impacts of COVID-19 will last long after vaccination. In…

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