Helpful resources and links for healthful living

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Diabetes Education

Waterloo Wellington Diabetes – You have just been diagnosed with Diabetes now what?

Introduction to Diabetes Webinar Diabetes: Back to Basics – In this webinar, Amy Waugh Certified Diabetes Educator, provides a great introduction to prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes for those recently diabetes or as a refresher for those why may have had diabetes for some time. Learn about the signs and symptoms, what is going on in your body that makes blood sugars higher than normal, how to make sense of your bloodwork results and how you can optimize your diet and lifestyle to improve your blood sugar levels and manage your long- term health. 

WW Diabetes – Web Based Resources

Teen and Young Adult Resources

Post-Secondary School Mental Health & Addictions Helpline – 24/7

Self Harm – Education and Resources

Teen Mental Health

Kids Help Phone (online and phone support)1-800-668-6868 or TEXT connect to 686868

The Grove Hubs – Your one-stop-shop for youth mental health and wellness.
By youth, for youth!

WES (Wellness emotional support) for Youth Online – Online counselling for people 13-24 years

WES (Wellness emotional support) for youth resources

Parent resource hub for children’s mental health – The Family Care Centre is a resource hub for parents and caregivers of children and youth with mental illness

HERE 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Services & Addictions – 1-844-437-3247

Help is Here Wellington – List of local mental health resources. 

Compass Community Services – Sliding Scale mental health support

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The Importance of Self-Care

The Importance of Self-Care

Have you been guilty of always putting the needs of others ahead of your own? Do you take the time to do the things you need to ensure your best health and well-being?  It is time to talk about self-care and to give you some of the tools to include this in your life! ...

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Take a Forest Bath!

Take a Forest Bath!

It seems as though nature is GOOD for you!  Science has been investigating the positive effects of forest bathing for some time.  Japanese medicine has been using forest bathing as an integral part of preventative health care and healing since the 1980’s.  What is...

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