Learn about the National Standard – Psychological Demands

Learn about the National Standard – Psychological Demands

Think about your job. What type of a setting do you work in? Do you interact with a lot people? Do you have to travel a lot, or work in shifts? Now try thinking about another job. Maybe it’s paramedic services. If you were a paramedic would you struggle seeing people in distress? Maybe it’s …

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Headaches  During Pregnancy: When to Worry | Parents

Headaches During Pregnancy: When to Worry | Parents

Headaches and pregnancy are relatively common and patients who’ve never had bad headaches before might find themselves suffering. The most common time that we see patients with headaches is probably the end of the first trimester and the beginning of the second trimester. And that’s typically from hormonal changes that occur at that time. Probably …

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Normal Actions or a Mental Health Concern? | Ce qui est normal comme comportement chez les jeunes?

Normal Actions or a Mental Health Concern? | Ce qui est normal comme comportement chez les jeunes?

[BOARD: Dr. Ian Manion – Executive Director, Provincial Centre of Excellence for Children and Youth Mental Health] Parents of adolescents often ask us how can we really differentiate what’s normal or typical for an adolescent versus what might be the signs of mental health concerns and this is a very common question. Particularly during adolescence …

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Perinatal Mental Health Quick Guide for Health Professionals

Perinatal Mental Health Quick Guide for Health Professionals

>>Voice-over: The first 1001 days after conception are a critical time for babies.It can also be a tough time for parents, especially mum’s mental health. Tiredness and stress are part of the job, but some mums have to deal with much more serious challenges on top. One in five women experience a perinatal mental health …

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Still Face Experiment: Dr. Edward Tronick

Still Face Experiment: Dr. Edward Tronick

>>Babies this young are extremely responsive to the emotions and the reactivity and the social interaction that they get from the world around them. This is something that we started studying 30, 40 years ago when people didn’t think that infants could engage in social interaction. In the “still face” experiment, what the mother did …

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Mental Health = Health (for diverse communities)

Mental Health = Health (for diverse communities)

Have you asked yourself what is mental health? It is not about being happy all the time or the absence of illness Mental health is being able to feel, think, and act in ways that help us enjoy life and cope with the challenges we face. As our life experiences and circumstances change, so can …

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How to Spot the Signs of a Mental Health Concern in Children | Guettez ces signes chez les jeunes

How to Spot the Signs of a Mental Health Concern in Children | Guettez ces signes chez les jeunes

I think when we are talking about child and youth mental health, especially the mental health of younger children; we have to remember that parents really know their kids best. For that reason, they are able to notice when there are differences, changes in their behaviours, in their mood, even in the way they are …

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