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Tool: Self Care Maintenance Plan

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There is no “one-size-fits-all” self-care plan, but there are some general principles that will help you manage your self care. 

  • Take care of your physical health 
  • Manage your stress and reduce it where possible 
  • Honour your emotional and spiritual needs 
  • Nurture your relationships 
  • Find balance in your personal and work life

https://citywidetraining.ca/resources/tool-self-care-maintenance-plan.html

Videos

10 Common Warning Signs of a Mental Health Condition in Teens and Young Adults

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This video sheds light on the expected behaviours of mental illness, as well at 10 common signs of mental health conditions. 

Activities

Body & Brain 28 Mental Health Activities, Worksheets & Books for Adults & Students

This resource serves as a tool to supplement mental health interventions. 

https://positivepsychology.com/mental-health-activities-worksheets-books/

Books

32 Best Mental Health Books for Increasing Your Well-Being



This resource provided by the Positive Psychology focuses on shifiting from illness to wellness. This shift allows for educators to effectivelt cope with stress and adversity that allows for meaningful interpersonal professional and personal relationships.

https://positivepsychology.com/mental-health-books/

Websites

Mental health support: get help

 

This resource provided by the governement of Canada provides a list of resources randing form crisis lines for adult and children to wellness initiatives.

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/mental-health-services/mental-health-get-help.html

Fast Facts about Mental Illness

 

This resource provided by Canadian Mental Health Associaiton(CMHA) provides facts coverign who is afftected by menetal health, how common it mental health is as well as the effects including the economic cost of mental health.

https://cmha.ca/fast-facts-about-mental-illness

The science of love in childhood | UNICEF

 

This resource provided by the UNICEF shares resources on the science of love in childhood.

The series  of videos sets out to cover how adversity impacts us as children and the adults we become, what we can do to protect and improve young people’s mental health and why safe and loving relationships are so vital for children’s health, development and wellbeing throughout life.

https://www.unicef.org/stories/science-of-love-in-childhood

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 | HealthUnit Haldimand-Norfolk

 

This resource provided by Health and Social Services Haldimand and Norfolk provides tips and resources on how to managing and coping with mental health during COVID-19. 

https://hnhu.org/health-topic/mental-health-and-coping-during-covid-19/

Practical Tools and Strategies

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