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Tag: Health & Wellbeing

World Mental Health Day: Promoting Positive Mental Health

– The World Health Organization (WHO), of which Canada is a part, has designated October 10th as World Mental Health Day. The WHO uses this day as an opportunity to raise awareness about mental health issues and this year’s theme is suicide prevention.

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LifeSpeak Marathon – 23 October 2019!

– What does your mental health look like? For some, its finding time and space to quiet the mind and for others it’s moving the body through exercise. Regardless of what you need, the fact is that mental health looks different to each of us. LifeSpeak’s Fall Campaign will provide tips on how we can improve our mental health in 4 key areas; the body, mind, workplace and relationships.

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World Suicide Prevention Day – Working together to prevent suicide

– Every year, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is held on September 10th.  Launched in 2003, World Suicide Prevention Day aims to raise awareness and encourage discussion around suicide prevention, by promoting health-related programs from around the world.

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Stressed out and worried about your finances, family, job or health? LifeSpeak can help

– LifeSpeak is a web-based service that offers anonymous access to hundreds of short videos from leading experts on everyday issues affecting all of us from time to time.  Topics include:

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How a service dog can change your life

– Here’s how a two-year-old Texan named Dodger changed the life of a Canadian Armed Forces member.

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Waking up with a fresh perspective

– Personnel working long shifts at 22 Wing North Bay, Ontario, now have a place to relax, stretch and nap during those shifts thanks to recently installed sleep pods.

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22 Wing/CFB North Bay raises first PRIDE flag

– 22 Wing personnel participate in first PRIDE flag-raising ceremony.

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Swimming versus Running

– The age old question is answered – what is the better method of exercise?

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Canadian Armed Forces personnel show their Pride in Winnipeg

– Some 60 local Canadian Armed Forces personnel participated in Winnipeg, Manitoba’s Pride Parade on June 2, 2019.

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Three additional cannabis products soon to be legal: What you need to know

– The Government of Canada has announced the final regulations for the sale and production of three soon-to-be-legal cannabis products.

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