Stress is a normal response our bodies experience in certain situations and environments. Small doses of stress help us function by helping us meet deadlines, get places on time, and prepare for important events. However, consistently high levels of stress can be detrimental to our health.
The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is Mental Health in an Unequal World. There remain various inequalities to accessing services for many individuals across the globe. This theme encourages people to focus on the issues that increase mental health inequality worldwide and how we can help tackle this inequality.
October 5th is World Teachers’ Day. This day is celebrated annually to recognize and honour all the hard work teachers do worldwide each and every day. Students with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) face a number of challenges in the education system. Teachers and school staff play an important role in ensuring students with FASD succeed in school.
Today is September 1st which means it is officially Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month! FASD is one of the leading neurodevelopmental disabilities in Canada, impacting 1.5 million Canadians. However, FASD is not well understood or recognized by the majority of the population. Help us raise awareness of FASD in Canada and around the world. Learn Whether you’re an … Read More
International Self-Care Day is celebrated annually on July 24th. It is a reminder for individuals to look after their own health and to encourage people to practice self-care and made lifelong habits. Self-Care for Caregivers Caregivers of children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) experience significantly high levels of stress. Stress can be extremely detrimental to our health and … Read More