Weekly Wellness Update

April 13-17 - Have a Great Spring Break and Stay Safe!

#FoundationsOfGratitude: Show Support for Hospital Heroes during COVID-19 Crisis

The #FoundationsOfGratitude campaign, launched today, encourages all Albertans to show their appreciation for healthcare workers and support staff during this challenging time by decorating their windows with hearts.

We’re facing a battle that has changed the way we live. At a time when we’re all being asked to keep our distance, local health foundations are coming together to thank all our vital front-line care workers from the bottom of our hearts.

We’re asking all Albertans to join us.

Is OMEGLE Okay for Kids? What Every Parent Should Know

Getting to meet new people is fun! There's the excitement of bouncing off one's ideas on someone new and exploring alternate perspectives with another person who has similar interests. Besides, there’s the novelty of it. As parents, we all want our kids to be exposed to a variety of people, places, and experiences that shape them into dynamic and inspired adults. But when the person our child is interacting with is a total stranger, with a completely virtual experience that goes beyond our purview and control, is the benefit worth the risk?

AHS: Ways to Wellness

6 Ways to Wellness

Fun Activities to Do Over Easter

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Text4Hope Supporting Mental Health & Wellness in a Time of Stress & Isolation

Feeling stress, anxiety and depression due to the COVID-19 crisis? We can help.

The Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with Calgary Health Trust, the University Hospital Foundation, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, Alberta Cancer Foundation and the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, is supporting a new Alberta Health Services program Text4Hope – a free service providing three months of daily Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)–based text messages written by mental health therapists.