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Tag Archives: Canada Counselling

Let’s End the Stigma on Violence Against Women

Posted on: Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 under blog

November 25th is International Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women, and in light of this, it’s important to think about signs of whether you or a loved one may be in a toxic or abusive relationship. Violence comes not only in physical forms but psychological as well, which can go unnoticed more often than […]


Feeling groggy? You’re not alone.

Posted on: Saturday, November 9th, 2019 under blog

Daylight Savings Time is renowned for being an annual annoyance, but as it turns out, it can actually trigger underlying health issues. While it is only a one-hour time change, more frequent and emerging research in recent years states that daylight savings time can mess with our body clock causing lack of sleep, potential trigger […]


Don’t Mask Your Mental Health Struggles

Posted on: Saturday, October 26th, 2019 under blog

Halloween is a time to dress up, have fun, and put on a false persona in the spirit of the season; but don’t mask your mental health! While the theme of mystery, darkness, tricks and treats can be fun for some, it can have a traumatic effect on those with depression or seasonal affective disorders.  […]


Mental Health is Something to be Thankful for

Posted on: Saturday, October 12th, 2019 under blog

Thanksgiving is a time when people typically spend time with loved ones. But it may be hard for someone to think of reasons to be thankful, chipper or inviting over the Thanksgiving season when they are struggling with mental illness or grieving the loss of a loved one. So what can you do if you […]


Anxiety and Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Saturday, September 28th, 2019 under blog

Worried that you or a loved one has anxiety?   Anxiety Disorder is on the rise for a leading cause of death. And with Mental Illness Awareness week being this week, and Mental Health Day on October 10th, it’s an especially important time to discuss mental health issues, with the focus of this blog being […]


Teen Suicide Awareness

Posted on: Saturday, September 14th, 2019 under blog

The topic of mental health is especially important this week with World Suicide Prevention Day having occurred on September 10th. The back to school season can take a mental toll on youth due to social and academic pressures, along with other stressors that you can read more about below.     Close to 800,000 people die […]


Peer Pressure and Bullying Among Youth

Posted on: Monday, August 5th, 2019 under blog

With International Youth Day on August 12th, it’s good to bring light to an important topic that pertains to youth: bullying and peer pressure. Bullying can come in many forms and can be displayed in various ways. Read more about the forms of bullying, effects, and prevention here.    In the age of technology, there […]


Canadian Men’s Health Week

Posted on: Monday, June 10th, 2019 under blog

Men’s Health Week is globally celebrated every year preceding Fathers Day in order to raise awareness for and shine light on men’s health issues. This year for Canadian Men’s Health Week (June 10-16, 2019), the Canadian Men’s Health Foundation will be focusing on “How to Be Healthy at Work” which encourages men to lead healthier […]


Ready To Quit?

Posted on: Monday, May 27th, 2019 under blog

In honour of World No Tobacco Day (on May 31st), we thought it would be appropriate to base our discussion around the topic of tobacco and lung health. Smoking cigarettes is said to be the number one cause of preventable deaths in North America. As well, smoking tobacco and being exposed to secondhand smoke significantly […]


Maternal Mental Health

Posted on: Monday, May 13th, 2019 under blog

In celebration of Mother’s Day yesterday, we thought it would be appropriate to shine light on the importance of maternal mental health and its issues. Maternal mental health disorders can affect any pregnant woman or woman who has recently given birth, however, women with previous histories of depression or other mental health disorders are at […]