The CMCCF strives to provide educational tools and resources to empower families to promote their own mental well-being and the well-being of their community. Our goal is to make these resources accessible for all, so please feel free to use the links below to download and share.
News and information about the spread of COVID-19 around the world is coming at us quickly. It can be hard to keep up and if you are keeping up on the latest, it can be even harder to remain calm given all that is going on. Stress, anxiety, and depression are not unusual for people of all ages. But there are things we can do as individuals and collectively to build resilience. Self care is more important than ever and these guides from the Canadian Mental Health Association provide some key strategies that can help.
Tips on self-care
Strategies to reduce stress
An active body keeps a healthy mind
Physical activity, mental health, and motivation
Workplace safety and the duties and obligations of employers
Virtual health care services ensuring continuity of care
Basic crisis management best practices
Coping with and preventing COVID-19
Emotional and psychological challenges faced by front line health care providers
Working from home, with and without children
Adjusting to new ways of working could have an impact on mental-health
Helping teens cope with the impacts of and restrictions related to COVID-19
Coping with the psychological impacts of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Student Wellness and COVID-19