Tag Archives: Mental Health

Quebec boosts mental health funding for youth, opposition calls for more help amid COVID-19 crisis – Montreal

Quebec boosts mental health funding for youth, opposition calls for more help amid COVID-19 crisis - Montreal

Quebec is investing $25 million in mental health initiatives for young adults, teenagers and children as the novel coronavirus pandemic drags on, but opposition parties say more needs to be done to help people. Lionel Carmant, the province’s junior health minister, called the plan unveiled Wednesday a “targeted first …

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Lethbridge experts push for mental, physical health priority amid pandemic fatigue – Lethbridge

Lethbridge experts push for mental, physical health priority amid pandemic fatigue - Lethbridge

If you’re feeling more tired, stressed out, irritable or anxious, it’s not just in your head. Those are all symptoms of COVID-19 fatigue, which experts confirm is a real thing. With winter also around the corner, people may be feeling less motivated to stay on top of their health …

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‘I just hope students know they’re not alone:’ Dalhousie grad launches COVID-19 student support network

‘I just hope students know they’re not alone:’ Dalhousie grad launches COVID-19 student support network

A recent Dalhousie University graduate has launched a new tool to help post-secondary students struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. Stacie Smith started working on the COVID-19 Student Support Network back in May, after she and many of her peers found it difficult to transition to online learning. Read more: …

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Coronavirus: Okanagan group fighting stress of COVID-19 pandemic with tai chi – Okanagan

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In a park on Dilworth Mountain in Kelowna, Jacquie Myers leads a group of six women in the ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi. Tai chi combines a number of natural movements with relaxation and breathing to generate physical and mental health. Myers is an instructor at Kelowna’s Canadian …

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CAMH adds 3 coronavirus cases to its COVID-19 outbreak – Toronto

CAMH adds 3 coronavirus cases to its COVID-19 outbreak - Toronto

TORONTO — The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health says three more patients have tested positive for COVID-19. That brings the total number of cases at its 1-4 Unit in downtown Toronto up to five after two were announced on Sunday. CAMH is one of three hospitals in Toronto …

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25% of Canadians say their mental health is worse than in 1st coronavirus wave: poll – National

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Canadians continue to experience mental health difficulties due to the pandemic, with one in four saying their stress level is higher than during the first COVID-19 wave, according to a new poll. The online survey by Leger and the Association for Canadian Studies found that only 19 per cent …

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‘We’re at a breaking point’: Addressing mental health during COVID-19 – New Brunswick

Angie Daigle says she hopes talking about her family’s mental health will help others reach out and seek the help they need.

The Canadian Mental Health Association says the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on people’s well-being. According to a survey done in conjunction with CMHA, nearly 40 per cent of Canadians say their mental health has declined due to COVID-19. The impact is even worse for people who are …

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Demand for mental health services still rising amid COVID-19 pandemic: CMHA Middlesex – London

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The demand for mental health services continues to rise in London and Middlesex County amid the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s what been seen at the Middlesex branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), which provides support in the region through a number of avenues including its 24/7 support line, …

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New study looks to speak to veterans and their spouses about the impact of COVID-19 on mental health – London

New study looks to speak to veterans and their spouses about the impact of COVID-19 on mental health - London

Lawson Health Research Institute is working on a new study on the impact the pandemic is having on the mental health of veterans and their spouses. The study is a collaboration between the Lawson Health Research Institute and the Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The institute said …

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Loneliness continues to harm Canadians’ mental health amid coronavirus: report – National

Loneliness continues to harm Canadians’ mental health amid coronavirus: report - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 14, 2020 9:27 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new report on the mental health of Canadian workers suggests loneliness is worse for many people than …

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