Health and Wellness

Trauma and Supporting People Experiencing Disability During COVID and Beyond

by Lori Morphy, SARC Trainer/Resource Developer – Service Delivery SARC recently hosted a virtual webinar for SARC Members with Dr. Margaret Newbury Jones from Shade Consulting titled “COVID-19, Trauma, and People Experiencing Disability”. According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), “Trauma is a term used to describe the challenging emotional consequences that […]
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#GetReal this Mental Health Awareness Week

By Lisa Malowany, SARC Program Manager and Trainer This week of May 4-10 has been proclaimed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) as Mental Health Week. Every year, CMHA ties a different theme to the week to help raise awareness of a different mental health topic. This year’s theme is #GetReal.  When you greet someone, what is one of the first things they ask? Usually it’s something like, “How’re you doing?” with a typical response being, “I’m […]
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Caring For Yourself and Those Around You During a Pandemic

By Lisa Malowany, Program Manager and Trainer Without a doubt, we are facing a time in our world that we have never seen before with the COVID-19 pandemic.  There are so many things happening and the news and updates seem to come at us at lightning speed.  This can produce feelings of anxiety in many of us and we may be left wondering what to do.  Then, […]
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