Tag Archives: Depression

COVID-19: Keeping Yourself Healthy & Safe While Working From Home

The COVID-19 outbreak which is suspected to have started in November of 2019 has quickly become an urgent issue across the globe. In Canada, the focus recently has been flattening the curve in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus. Throughout the country, we have seen temporary closures of many non-essential services and […]

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Social Media and Youth – The Double-Edged Sword

Social media. Since its introduction it has connected us, allowing us to share statuses, photographs and videos with friends and family at the click of a button. Social media has also given us online communities in which we can seek support from others on everything from instant pot recipes to physical and mental health concerns.  […]

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Protecting Your Organization and Employees

In any given week approximately 500,000 Canadian workers will be absent from work due to a mental health issue. In Canada, mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression, account for 30% of short-term and long-term disability claims and 70% of disability costs. Given the statistics noted above, as an employer, are you doing everything […]

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