Posts tagged Anxiety
A Little Conversation Goes A Long Way

“There exists a strong stigma towards mental health in the South Asian community; many either decide to believe that it doesn’t exist or that it is negligible in the lives of both teenagers and adults. Since there is a limited opportunity to succeed in these countries, the culture becomes shifted amongst first-generation children to fall in line with the expectations of their superiors. It is true that being at the top of the intellectual totem pole will well-serve one later in life, but at what cost?”

Read this inspiring story, where Surya gives his perspective of struggling with mental health, both as a student and a member of the South Asian community.

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End The Stigma: Siobhan's Story

'Successful UCalgary Staff member, loving daughter and wife, diagnosed with Bipolar 2 Disorder'.

UCalgary Alumni staff member Siobhan Doherty shares her story on her experiences with Bipolar 2, Depression and Anxiety and mental health stigma. Hear about her struggle with Bipolar 2, her healing journey, and how she is working to break the stigma around mental illness. 

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Canada Day 150: Celebrate without Sacrificing your Mental Health

Canada Day 150 is a wonderful opportunity to initiate conversations on the impact of Canada’s past and present on Canadians’ mental health. As you celebrate, engage in activism and resistance, or observe all the amazing things happening on Canada Day, we encourage you to remember to take care of your own mental health and the mental health of those around you. Here are five tips to help you care for your own well-being today!

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