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Mental health and COVID-19 May 08, 2020 »

The Coronavirus (COVID-19), came at us seemingly out of nowhere. Much has changed in our lives. And very quickly. Jobs have been lost. Many ceremonies, celebrations, conferences, etc. have been cancelled, or at least interrupted. Even in our daily life, the inability to gather with a group of friends is disappointing and requires discipline to stay away. It also affects or emotional and mental health.

COVID-19 has quite literally come into our lives like a hurricane and left a path of…

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The Holidays: For some, it's the most stressful, time of the year! Dec 12, 2019 »

Managing a mental health condition can be a challenge 365 days of the year, but for some, winter feels especially tough. By the time you have settled into a routine of "just about managing", it seems that the festive season has reappeared, with all the stresses that come along with it.

Whilst this is a season of cheer for many, this is not always the case, particularly if you are struggling with a mental health problem. From navigating through crowded streets filled with stressed-out shoppers,…

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct 12, 2019 »

This and every October, we recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence can affect anyone — regardless of your class, race, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Domestic Violence is more than just physical abuse — it is a pattern of behaviors that a partner uses against the other person with the purpose of gaining and maintaining power and control in the relationship. These behaviors can include: isolation, financial deprivation, stalking,…

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