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Tag Archives: Mental Health

Combat the Mental Health Barriers for Black Canadians

Posted on: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 under blog

It’s Black History Month and it is time to recognize the lives of Black Canadians and their resiliency. According to a study, African Americans are 10% more likely to be diagnosed with a mental illness and/or experience mental health issues. And why is this significant? The reason is that every individual deserves to have their […]


The Importance of Appreciating Teachers

Posted on: Saturday, February 8th, 2020 under blog

Teachers play a very important role in society, communities, and more importantly on children and youth that they are surrounded with. Their role in the community is a very challenging and draining one, as they have the responsibility of helping youth learn, develop, and transition into their new generation. Teachers make positive impacts on their […]


Enjoy Valentine’s Day—without the Dread and Anxiety

Posted on: Saturday, February 1st, 2020 under blog

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and with it, people experience many mixed emotions regardless of whether or not they are in a relationship. It is common for people to feel sad, anxious, and/or lonely for a variety of reasons in the lead up to Valentine’s Day. Maybe you are single or in a relationship that […]


How Long Can You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year?

Posted on: Saturday, January 4th, 2020 under blog

‘Tis the season for new years resolutions, which means the season of breaking new years resolutions will be upon us. Goal setting is a great way to enhance someone’s overall quality of life, but it is a somewhat formulated process that is easy to follow in order to properly make New Year’s resolutions and to […]


Experiencing Some Financial Stress This Holiday?

Posted on: Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 under blog

The well-awaited winter holidays are here: time with friends and family, partaking in festivities, and of course, gift shopping. Some can find this an easy extension to their holiday to-do list, others may find it stressful as they don’t know what to buy for their friends and family, and other times – they are spending […]


Are your medications getting in the way of your sex life?

Posted on: Saturday, December 7th, 2019 under blog

In light of international AIDS day that passed on December 1st, let’s bring light to sexual health and its relationship to mental health. While it may seem obvious to some, it should be noted that mental health and sexual health have a mutual relationship with one another. This should not be mistaken with a philosophy […]


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 […]