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.
Fitness/physical activity resources
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/
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
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
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
Reliable sources of Canadian and Provincial Information Viewing our website from another province? Here are some resources that apply to wherever you live in Canada.