These articles have been written by our counsellors. The focus is to lend a hand to people struggling to find answers.
Check out Brad Moser’s presentation for SACPA (Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs) in honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Brad talks about how the pandemic has affected our mental health and strategies for practicing positive mental health.
Look for Signs. Here are some signs that someone may be feeling suicidal. Talking about suicide, either directly or vaguely (e.g., not wanting to live, can’t do it anymore, wishing they were never born).
Expressing feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, worthlessness, or depression. From the outside, it may seem like they have a lot to live for, but inside, they may feel that there’s no hope for the future.
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