Tips for Managing

 

Advice on limiting news consumption and choosing reliable information sources  

A compendium of great advice from unplugging to eating healthfully to help deal with stress and anxiety  http://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19#coping

Create a self-care and resilience plan for yourself and family! Ideas on how to do that and a goal-setting page to get you started.  Click here  for advice from the Mental Health First Aid organization.

Listen to this guided meditation to help you sleep and restore a positive attitude.

 

Nutritional Resources

 

Visit the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics  for great advice nutritional support for good health and how to keep your family safe when shopping and preparing food. https://isom.ca/

Also www.dieticians.ca 

 

Fitness/physical activity resources

 

WHO.int. - https://www.who.int/health-topics/physical-activity

Harvard Health: https://www.health.harvard.edu/

American College of Sports Medicine - https://www.acsm.org

Association of Applied Sport Psychology - https://appliedsportpsych.org/resources/health-fitness-resources/

 

For parents

 

Talking to your kids about COVID-19

http://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19

 

Children and Youth

 

Youth Services Bureau provides information, opportunities and support that youth from 12-18 years need to make the right choices in all areas of your life. 

For youth who are navigating mental health issues or want to help others  Click here for jack.org

 

For Healthcare Workers and Staff

 

If you are a healthcare worker  on the front lines, visit this site specific to you

 

Leadership

 

Be a leader in your organization and commit to mental health and psychological safety in the workplace.  The Mental Health Commission of Canada provides the toolkit on how to assess, analyze and implement cross-organizational standards and policies to help staff and employees benefit from a safe and inclusive workplace. Here’s a great video on how to get started in your organization: https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/video/3845/national-standard-psychological-health-and-safety-canadian-workplaces 

 And https://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/what-we-do/workplace)

 

Online activities and readings

 

Visit  Kripalu, for videos, articles, and information on wellness

Stay connected with friends with  Online board games and apps or have some fun at

Sign up the kids in your life now to get in on the fun. David Suzuki Foundation Plant Protector Academy

 

 

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