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This Mental Health Week is all about empathy
This Mental Health Week is all about empathy
Apr 1, 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….

Feel like you’re running on empty these days? You’re not alone.
Feel like you’re running on empty these days? You’re not alone.
Mar 1, 2022

For two years, COVID-19 has plagued us. And for two years, CMHA and UBC have been asking Canadians how they’re doing. Now, in the latest round of research, Canadians are…

Deconstructing Normal: Top 10 Moments of the #MH4A Conference
Deconstructing Normal: Top 10 Moments of the #MH4A Conference
Jan 25, 2022

What is and is not “normal” is so entrenched in our everyday lives that we often don’t stop to question – or even notice – it. Normal child development. Normal…

Bell Let’s Talk Day
Bell Let’s Talk Day
Jan 20, 2022

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 26 and we’re joining in to help drive meaningful progress in mental health. COVID-19 has affected every aspect of our lives, including our…

The mood-boosting benefits of getting active
The mood-boosting benefits of getting active
Jan 17, 2022

As the winter days get shorter, darker and colder, many of us have less energy and a lower mood. In fact, the third Monday in January, also known as “Blue…

Five ways to protect your mental health this holiday
Five ways to protect your mental health this holiday
Dec 13, 2021

Holiday magic. Although it’s real for some, the magic can also be a thin veneer, hiding challenging emotions that can come along with the celebrations — in fact, 52% of Canadians report feelings of anxiety, depression and…

Feeling well includes feeling like you belong
Feeling well includes feeling like you belong
Nov 9, 2021

Connecting with other people and your community doesn’t just feel good, it’s good for your mental health. Especially after the long periods of increased social isolation brought on by the…

We’ll be Deconstructing Normal – October 19 & 20
We’ll be Deconstructing Normal – October 19 & 20
Oct 5, 2021

Through the endless months of the pandemic, how often have you longed for normal? But maybe normal’s not a place we want to be. Even if we are used to…

Transformation: Moving toward a new normal for mental health
Transformation: Moving toward a new normal for mental health
Sep 30, 2021

Over the past year, COVID-19 has devastated livelihoods, strained relationships, disconnected families and weighed us down with grief and longing. But slowly, as people took off their brave faces and…