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Tend-and-Befriend

The theory is that females tend to respond to stress by engaging in nurturant behaviors to protect themselves and their offspring, promoting safety and…

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Farming and Mental Health

Agriculture is an industry with a foundation of deep rural roots, hard work, resilience, strength, and community. Yet, producers are among Canada’s most…

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Law Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part II: Mental Health Strategies and Resources

As first responders, law enforcement officers (LEOs) face continual risk and threats of violence, but the COVID-19 pandemic presents not only an extra…

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Law Enforcement During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Part One: Risks and Realities

COVID-19 has had a profound impact on all aspects of society, but there are additional considerations for law enforcement officers. Policing during the…

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Mindful Families’ Resiliency During COVID-19

We are living in an unprecedented time and the elevated stressors related to social and economic disruption, as a result of the pandemic, pose a threat…

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Aging

Aging is inevitable, but there is something you can do about it.

Canadians are aging; the number of Canadians aged 65 or older will number 9.5…

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Intimate Partner Violence (2)

As we continue discussion of the myriad issues related to intimate partner violence (IPV), in this blog we will explore various interventions aimed at…

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COVID-19 and Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV): The Shadow Pandemic

During a pandemic, lockdown, social isolation, and quarantine are all positive measures for the health of our communities, unfortunately, these measures…