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Mental Health Self help Resources

Free self-help psychotherapy services to help adults and youth tackle anxiety and depression Great initiatives from Government of Ontario’s Bounce Back – Visit link Big White Wall – Visit link ca Information on the Programs Funded by the Government of Ontario, Big White Wall and BounceBack are two proven self-help psychotherapy services that are improving [...]

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Helpful Community Resources

Any Community Resource                                  Dial 211 from anywhere in the GTA             Addiction Assessment Service (CAMH) (416) 535-8501 ext. 2             Bereaved Families of Ontario (Toronto office) (416) 440-0290             Chronic Pain Clinic (Toronto Western Hospital) (416) 603-5800 ext. 2308             Community Health Centers (provide many health services) Call 211             Depression Support (CMHA Toronto & [...]

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Eating Disorder

What is Eating Disorder? Who are affected? What are the associated stigma with the illness and the prevailing myths in the society? There are three major types of eating disorders, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. All manifest themselves through a variety of symptoms, appear in the general population in varying proportions but all [...]

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Coping with Grief and Loss

Common Grief Reactions (Kubler-Ross, n.d.) Restlessness Fatigue Crying unexpectedly Shock and Numbness Forgetfulness Sadness & Intense feelings of guilt Feelings of anger A sense of disbelief Confusion Tightening of throat, chest and inability to perform certain tasks How to cope with these reactions? Connect with friends, family members, the faith community, doctors, psychiatrist, a social worker [...]

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Supports in the Workplace

Are you stressed about keeping your job because you have a chronic illness? Are you pre-occupied with the thought of loosing your job? Are you worried about your job becoming redundant? Are your hours being reduced because you’re seen as “unreliable”? If you are worried about one or more of the above worry no more as [...]

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Various Forms of Self-Care

There is no right or wrong way to engage in self care. Self care is about making time for ourselves and tending to our needs. It helps us resource ourselves during difficult times. It can be preventive, helping keep us in a positive space. It can help us grow even when things are going well. This [...]

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