For those who are socially distancing, there may be heightened awareness, concern, anxiety, and fear. View this handout from Alberta Health Services for helpful tips and practical steps to maintaining mental wellness during Covid-19.
Children react based on what they see from those around them. This handout provides tips on how to support your child’s mental health during Covid-19.
In unprecedented times, it’s okay to not be okay. Use the tips in this handout to help manage mental and physical health concerns.
The current COVID-19 pandemic is a source of anxiety for people across the country and your colleagues, friends or family may reach out to you for support. How should you respond? Use the Mental Health Commission of Canada's active listening tips to navigate these sensitive conversations with more confidence.
While caring for a family member who is living with a mental health problem or illness can be rewarding, it can also be tiring, demanding work. As the Covid-19 pandemic sparks new concerns for everyone, caregivers must contend with a host of unique challenges, on top of an already full plate.
While social distancing or limiting interaction with others can be necessary, it can contribute to feelings of isolation and affect a person’s mental health. This tip sheet can provide support for caregivers during Covid-19.
When life gets busy and our sense of well-being and balance is affected, we often forget to take care of ourselves or we look for quick fixes or solutions to problems. Use this toolkit to begin building self-care into your daily or weekly routine can greatly improve resilience and prevent burnout.
Use this toolkit to help focus on taking charge of what you can during Covid-19. Explore activities for building healthy routines such as mindfulness, meditation, and etc.
A guide to help you accept your feelings, thoughts, and emotions, as well as tolerate distress and thrive during uncertain times.
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Red Deer College recognizes that our campus is situated on Treaty 7 land, the traditional territory of the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina and Stoney Nakoda peoples, and that the central Alberta region we serve falls under Treaty 6, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux territory. We honour the First Peoples who have lived here since time immemorial, and we give thanks for the land where RDC sits. This is where we will strive to honour and transform our relationships with one another.
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