Corona Virus – COVID-19 Public Resources & Member Messages

News Posts Daily “Virtual Lunch” for Mental Health Care Professionals and Clients “Our approved sponsor Leading Edge Seminars will be doing a “virtual lunch” daily at noon for their community of mental health professionals and clients. This will begin with Lawrence Murphy (online counseling), Janina Fisher (psychotherapist, consultant), and Margaret Wehrenberg (author of books on the treatment … Read more

Choosing sources of information carefully is critical to COVID-19 mental well-being says Mental Health Commission of Canada

March 20, 2020 From Mental Health Commission of Canada In the midst of COVID-19, it is increasingly difficult to avoid the bleak headlines and bright-red news banners. Staying informed is, after all, one way many of us try to win back a semblance of control. But while it’s natural to seek information about this unfolding public … Read more

COVID-19 and mental health

A pandemic is a very stressful event for individuals and communities. It’s normal to feel some stress and anxiety. It’s also very common for people to display great resiliency during times of crisis.[1]  We should remember that this is absolutely the time to lean on each other. Even if we can’t be close physically, we … Read more

Coronavirus: 5 tips to find the best mental health tools online

BY CALEY RAMSAY GLOBAL NEWS Posted March 18, 2020 11:41 am Updated March 18, 2020 12:12 pm . As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise across Canada, so, too, has anxiety and stress related to the pandemic.  Kaitlin O’Toole, an occupational therapist from the University of Alberta, says that now more than ever, online tools can … Read more