Mental health includes our emotional and social well being. It affects how we think, feel and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, build relationships, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood through to adulthood.
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Below, you will find general information on promoting positive mental health along with the contact information for Crisis Services.
If you feel overwhelmed, talk to a counsellor or another trusted person in your community (e.g. religious leader or community elder).
A consistent self-care practice is a crucial step in achieving and maintaining positive mental health. Self-care is all the things you do to take care of your physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological health.
In these times of quickly moving communication and uncertainty, you are encouraged to not only have empathy and compassion for your friends, family, and the general population, but also for yourselves. Please take the time to watch this video on self-compassion. It speaks volumes to the current common human experience we are all facing.