Tag Archive "mental-health"

United Way COVID-19 Emergency Fund

United Way COVID-19 Emergency Fund – Please Donate

The generosity of our community continues to give me – and those in need – hope during this unprecedented time of crisis. Thank you to those who have contributed from their heart to the United ...


Stress, Anxiety, Fear – OTMH’s Head of Psychiatry provides guidance

It’s becoming repetitive to say that all over the world and now in Canada we are going through a very stressful period because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We experience “stress” when demands placed upon us ...


Steps to Keep Us in Useful Worry & Out of Useless Worry

For many of us in Canada and around the world there is a sense of being faced with what appears to be an insurmountable problem – the spreading of COVID-19.  Many of us may be ...

Backup Buddy Mental Health Resource Mobile App

The Halton Regional Police Service whole-heartedly believes that when it comes to mental health, every action counts.

Show Your Local Love

Show Your Local Love Day on November 6th

On November 6, more than 100 local workplace volunteers will head out into the community for United Way Halton & Hamilton’s (UWHH) Show Your Local Love Day.

Impact Report United Way of Halton & Hamilton

Impact Report for 2018/19 released by United Way

“This Impact Report highlights the many ways that your investment is connecting our neighbours to the social supports they need to live and prosper.

Thrive Counselling

Thrive Counselling celebrates success at AGM

On June 20. 2019, a local golf club filled with the Board of Directors, staff members, and auditors from Thrive Counselling. It is a prominent organization providing counselling and relief. Last year they opened new ...

Our Kids Network

Our Kids Network Early Years Mental Health Toolkit

The Halton-based Early Years Mental Health Toolkit is a new online resource for service providers who work with and support families with infants and young children. A comprehensive resource on social-emotional development in the first ...

The Volunteer Factor makes a difference

I have seen firsthand the tremendous impact local programs receive from gracious gifts of time and donations.

Self-Compassion, Teenagers, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety

The Importance of Self-Compassion for Teens

A local physician referred a 14-year old named Ali* to me for challenges. She was suffering with depression and anxiety. At the time I was a practicing Child & Family Therapist with recent certification in ...

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