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Seasonal Affective Disorder Tips from NHS

Beating the winter blues Winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is thought to be common. It can affect people of any age, including children.According to Sue Pavlovich of the Seasonal Affective Disorder Association (SADA), these 10 [...]

February 20th, 2019|

Sexual Violence Resources

Our team here at ACADSA has been actively engaged in creating awareness and change surrounding sexual violence on post-secondary campuses. Your Executive Committee(EC) has been promoting awareness of and create positive change in regards to [...]

January 31st, 2019|

Vitamin D Lamps Available

Did you know ACADSA has four Vitamin D lamps available for rent? Stop by the ACADSA office to pick up your lamp today! Weather often affects people’s moods. Sunlight breaking through clouds can lift our [...]

January 24th, 2019|

The Importance of Self Care During the Holidays

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Unfortunately, that’s not the experience for many people during the holiday season.  There is often an increase in depressive feelings as time and money resources are drained [...]

December 12th, 2018|

Stress Management: Using Self-Help Techniques for Dealing with Stress

Stress Management It may seem like there’s nothing you can do about stress. The bills won’t stop coming, there will never be more hours in the day, and your work and family responsibilities will always [...]

November 7th, 2018|

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Are you feeling overwhelmed? Stressed from your workload? Unsure of how to take a break without feeling guilty? Try combatting stress with relaxation techniques.Visit https://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/relaxation-techniques-for-stress-relief.htm for more information and step-by-step relaxation exercises.

October 10th, 2018|

Empower Me – Provided by StudentCare.ca

Are you aware of the campus mental health resources available to you? ACADSA health and dental plan members have access to Empower Me—a mental health and wellness service that seeks to contribute to a resilient [...]

September 26th, 2018|

Mental Health Meter

How familiar are you with your own mental health? Check out Canadian Mental Health Association’s mental health meter to gain a greater understanding of where your mental health is at: https://cmha.ca/mental-health-meter “Assessing our mental health [...]

September 5th, 2018|

Coping with Current Events

As our world becomes more connected, we are being exposed to more news than ever before. The never-ending stream of news can have a huge impact on our mood, sense of control and overall wellbeing. [...]

July 31st, 2018|

Empower Me (App) – Provided by StudentCare.ca

Empower Me - Mental Health Resources (available as of Sept. 1, 2017) powered by Aspiria Provided through your ACADSA Health + Dental Plan 24/7 accessible counselling services to empower you to thrive In today’s challenging [...]

February 1st, 2018|