The past two years have been incredibly challenging for mental health and wellness, and many of us have struggled with uncomfortable emotions in response to a period of uncertainty, fear, and isolation. But just because our emotions are uncomfortable, that doesn’t mean we should go uncomfortably numb. When we put our feelings into words, the heavy, painful ones feel lighter. And according to brain science, we actually feel better.
May 1–7 is the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)’s Mental Health Week.
For further mental health resources, review:
- the CMHA’s Mental Health week page;
- the Mental Health resources page on the AMPCEO website; and
- your collective agreement and relevant fact sheets for information about supports and benefits you may be entitled to.