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Thursday, 23 November 2017 16:43

They call her a mental health superhero

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Alicia’s been fighting bad guys all her life. Super villains in fact. Like anxiety and depression. Suicidal feelings. And then, at the very tender age of 13, a suicide attempt. No one was listening. Alicia’s 28 now. And she doesn’t hide behind her mask and cape. At least not anymore.…
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 17:23

CMHA -ANWR Launches Drop-In Support Group

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CMHA -ANWR launches Caregiver Connections – Drop-In Support Group Parents and caregivers often have a difficult time coping with a child or young adult with a mental health concern or mental illness, and may wonder how best to parent and provide support.
No one can predict when a disaster like the Fort McMurray fires may occur- nor the emotional trauma and devastation that is left in its wake.
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 21:21

Bachelor Units Available

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Bachelor Units Available Renovated Suites Constructed in 2003, Willow Place is a 57 unit apartment building for people with mental health conditions. CMHA-ANWR operates the building where residents live independently in bachelor suite apartments.
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 18:02

Fundraiser Supports Mental Health

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Medicine Shoppe’s new fundraiser supports mental health one token at a time Reducing stigma and raising funds for the Canadian Mental Health Association a key goal for pharmacy chain
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 19:26

Making Mental Illness Awareness A Life Skill

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If you or someone you know were trying to cope with a mental illness, would you know what to do? Would you know where to find help or how to talk about it? Although we are making great strides in understanding mental illness, it remains a growing public health concern.…
Thursday, 22 December 2016 21:42

Coping With Workplace Depression

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Everyone feels “blue” or sad from time to time. It’s a normal life experience. But when these emotions increase in intensity, persist for more than a few weeks, and start to interfere with a person’s life, it may signal depression. No amount of “cheering up” can make the depression go…
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