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Stress: Impact on Children and Teens (III)

This is the last article in our series on stress in children and teens. Here, we turn our attention to the 12–18-year-olds pointing out the signs of stress…

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Stress: Impact on Children and Teens (II)

This is the second of three articles discussing stress in children and adolescents. In our previous posting we explained stress, and here we examine its…

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Stress: Impact on Children and Teens (I)

This is the first of three articles discussing stress and its impact on children and teens.

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How to Support a Colleague Grieving the Death of a Loved One

Under normal circumstances, the grieving process can take weeks, months, or years. In our current environment, a loss is further complicated by the coronavirus…

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In the middle of a pandemic … needle phobia

In the middle of a pandemic, we often pine for in-person activities, whether at work, with family, or with friends. We’re also aware that to have our population…

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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 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…