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PSYCHOEDUCATION AND FREE BROCHURES

This place is where you can learn about various mental health concerns and topics. You can also download our free
Psychoeducation Brochures to read at your convenience or share with someone who may need it the most.

 
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UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION

Depression is a common, impairing, and at times fatal mental illness. This COVID-19 pandemic had been especially challenging for those with vulnerability to depression or has had a previous diagnosis of depression. Depression can be prevented, and certainly can be cured. Read our primer on Depression and download our Understanding Depression brochure to better understand how to address this mental health concern promptly and proactively.

UNDERSTANDING POST TRAUMATIC
STRESS DISORDER (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental condition that develops after a person of any age directly experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. What is considered as traumatic differs from person-to-person, but some events are often considered as traumatic such as physical or sexual violence, terrorism, and a natural disaster.


Not everyone who experiences a traumatic event will develop PTSD. If one's stress reactions after an extraordinary experience is highly, distressful, impairing, intense, or is persistent, it is important to seek professional help to connect a person to his/her treatment needs. Read our primer on PTSD and download our Understanding PTSD brochure to better understand how to address this mental health concern promptly and proactively.

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COPING WITH COVID-19
STRESS AND ANXIETY

While the COVID-19 pandemic has been with us for awhile, and many have adapted to the "new normal", high stress and anxiety remains a constant for some as the future remains uncertain and the COVID-19 threat is still present. 

It is important to take care of ourselves as of this time, to prevent burnout or an anxiety disorder.

This article contains a primer of signs and symptoms of stress and anxiety, as well as quick tips to manage them.