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Raising Awareness around Gender-Based Violence

Posted on: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 under blog

Since 1981, the Government of Alberta had designated November 25, 2020, as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The United Nations General Assembly recognized this day in 2000 and invited others to raise awareness around gender-based violence on this day every year. A definition the UN General assembly defined violence against […]


Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviour Awareness Week

Posted on: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 under blog

Do you know what a Body-focused repetitive behaviour (BFRB) is? Many people have never heard of this common mental health disorder. You may be surprised to learn that about 1 in 20 people lives with a BFRB, which means you likely know someone who is impacted by this disorder. October 1-7th, 2020 is BFRB Awareness […]


Raising Awareness around Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on: Tuesday, September 29th, 2020 under blog

You may have a loved one who has suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. It is one form of dementia and is affecting more and more older adults in our society. It is important that we discuss these diseases because they are currently not curable and raising awareness, can promote further research towards a cure, prevention, and […]


Bisexual Visibility Day

Posted on: Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 under blog

On September 23, we celebrate Bisexual people and bring bisexuality to light, which is the ‘B’ of the LGBTQ+ acronym. Bisexuality can be defined as a person who is attracted (physically and/or emotionally) to people of the same or different genders. Bisexual people do not necessarily have an equal attraction to men and women or […]


What to Keep in Mind on Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 under blog

Overdose Awareness Day was on August 31, 2020, and is an important topic we all should be made aware of. On average, since 2016,  3850 people have died from overdoses in Canada per year. Understanding individuals who struggle with substance use disorder, addiction, and drug use are not something we commonly think about, especially now […]


Feeling Hopeless Amidst World Crises

Posted on: Monday, August 17th, 2020 under blog

In our current world, we are connected online and have access to news and images of what is happening across the globe. Being able to connect with others around the world is an incredible feat, but when a crisis occurs, some can feel hopeless, out of reach, and can be affected by what others are […]


Self Care As An Everyday Practice

Posted on: Monday, July 20th, 2020 under blog

Self-care can be described as a check-in with ourselves and taking care of oneself in ways your body and mind need. Self-care is something we do not always prioritize in our daily lives. Taking time for ourselves can seem impossible, especially with work, school, relationships, and children in the mix. Self-care is not just taking […]


Discrimination and its Impacts on Mental Health

Posted on: Saturday, June 27th, 2020 under blog

The month of June has had some powerful and meaningful events including the continuation of the Black Lives Matter movement and the celebration of Pride among LGBTQ+ communities. Although these events are celebrating the lives of the people among these groups and working towards change, it is important to be aware and understand how discrimination […]


Sweat Now, Shine Later

Posted on: Saturday, May 30th, 2020 under blog

Are you trying to find new ways of taking care of yourself and your mental health? Or perhaps slightly bored during COVID-19? Exercise is a very useful way to alleviate any stress and pass the time!   Exercising has many benefits for both physical and mental health. In general, exercise has been proven to help […]


Stand Together to Fight for Women’s Rights

Posted on: Saturday, March 7th, 2020 under blog

In recognition of International Women’s Day, it is important to take note of the inequality occurring in society; this includes the inequality in payment at work for women.    It is estimated that women earn $0.77 for every $1 that is earned by men for the same jobs. This may not seem significant, but it […]