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12 Days of Resources: #8 Eating Disorder Helpline

Holidays often revolve around eating and food, and this can cause a lot of stress for those with eating disorders - in recovery or not.

Happy Holidays from mindyourmind!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers, content contributors, young people and community partners that visit our site and social media platforms.

12 Days of Resources: #7 HIV Information Hotline

Today is Day Seven in our blog series - we’re over halfway through! Hopefully you are finding these resources helpful, don’t forget to share with others.

20 Things to Do When You Are Alone on the Holidays

The holidays can be a tough time for many people. If you will be alone during the holidays and are feeling low here are some things you can do to take your mind off things.First Things First…Invited Somewhere? GO!

My Placement at mindyourmind

As part of my teacher’s college program, I have two Alternative Field Experiences to complete that give me a chance to volunteer in areas outside of my teaching area.

12 Days of Resources: #6 Trans Lifeline

As part of our 12 Days Resources series, we are highlighting a great resource for anyone who identifies as trans. The Trans Lifeline is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis.

12 Days of Resources: #5 Women’s Crisis and Support Helpline

Increased time with loved ones is sometimes a scary prospect. For Day Five of our 12 Days of Resources we want to highlight the 24-Hour Abused Women’s Helpline.

12 Days of Resources: #4 LGBTQ Youth Line

The holidays don’t always bring the best out of our loved ones, which might mean that you need a bit more support. For Day Four of our 12 Days of Resources we are highlighting the LGBT Youth Line.

12 Days of Resources: #3 Addiction & Mental Health Helplines

The holidays can increase stress and you might find yourself in need of a little extra support. For Day Three of our 12 Days of Resources we want to highlight three services; one for mental health support, one for drug and alcohol and one for problem gambling.

Feel Good Friday: In a Heartbeat

In a Heartbeat, an Animated Short by Beth David and Esteban Bravo

12 Days of Resources: #2 Reach Out

With the holidays approaching we decided to highlight some additional resources to help you through. For Day Two we are highlighting the Reach Out service.

12 Days of Resources: #1 Good2Talk

Day One of our 12 Days of Resources!

A Guide to Finding Calm & Being Less Frustrated

One of the most common sources of difficulty for most of us is frustration – we can get frustrated with the smallest things, throughout the day.

Mental Health in Teacher’s College

When I think about my experience with mental health and wellness in high school, I don’t remember having a lot of knowledge about the topic or about resources that were available.

Feel Good Friday: Tim Horton’s Edition

You never know the positive impact your actions can have on someone else. Glen Oliver of Pickering learned this first hand three weeks ago. Whenever Glen buys a coffee at Tim Horton’s he makes it habit to buy a coffee for the person behind him in line.