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About Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are common mental health problems that affect many people. Everyone experiences anxiety and fear at times – these are normal and helpful human emotions that help us deal with danger. Anxiety becomes a disorder when it is irrational, excessive, and when it interferes with a person’s ability to function in daily life. Often…

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Dealing with Anger

Anger affects people in different ways. Some people have a ‘short fuse’ and get angry easily. Others seem to get angry after a long time. The best way to resolve an argument is to negotiate with the other person. Well-managed anger can be a useful emotion that motivates you to make positive changes. Anger is…

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Talking about your mental health problems

It is hard to talk to people about how you feel. You may be worried that they would not take your feelings seriously. You may also be worried about what will happen after you tell them your problems. If you think you do not know anyone who will listen, you can call a confidential counseling…

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The Middle Years: Time to promote Wellbeing and Learning

The middle years, defined from 8 to 14 years, is a sensitive time of development when environmental effects are strong, and the impact of intervention might be greatest. Puberty dominates this period, bringing a cascade of physical, biological, social and emotional growth. Children look beyond their family groups and achieve great personal development during this…

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Parenting Children with Additional Needs

Every parent is different. But after a diagnosis of disability or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), it is very common for parents to feel overwhelmed, shocked, disbelieving, numb, worried or a combination of all these things. Once parents have a diagnosis, that gives them some idea of what the future may hold. There is no template…

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Passive Smoking effects on Children

Do not smoke and do not allow yourself to your children be exposed to smoke because second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke are just as deadly as first-hand smoke. While first-hand smoke refers to the smoke inhaled by a smoker and second-hand smoke to the exhaled smoke that can get inhaled by your children, third-hand smoke…

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Proper Hand Hygiene

We consider hand hygiene one of the most important infection control measures for reducing the spread of infection. Hand hygiene is a general term that refers to any action of hand cleansing, such as cleaning your hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Proper hand hygiene is the most effective way to…

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Understanding Chronic Conditions

Many people live with chronic conditions, which can cause illness, disability and even death. The term chronic conditions describe a broad range of health conditions, including: chronic and complex health conditions mental illness trauma disability genetic disorders. Chronic conditions: have complex and multiple causes may occur as a single condition in a person, or along…

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Staying Active During COVID-19

Self-quarantining, physical distancing, and the closure of many gyms have made it harder to exercise. As many of our daily routines remain restricted during this pandemic, it is difficult to find the motivation to exercise. With the challenges of working from home and limited access to fitness facilities, you may find it hard to stick…

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