Archives: Mental Health Speaker Series
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Diabetes and Wellbeing Session Recording
This session was led by Professor Rachel Burns, from Carleton University's Department of Psychology, as part of the Healthy Workplace Mental Health Speaker Series 2020/2021. Compared to the general population, adults with diabetes are at increased risk of some mental health problems, including depression. Evidence suggests that the association...
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Physical Activity, Screen Time and Mental Health in Adolescents
About 10-20% of children and youth are diagnosed with a mental disorder and many more experience subclinical symptoms of mental disorders. With increasing prevalence rates, researchers are attempting to identify modifiable behaviours that can prevent symptoms related to mental disorders. Promoting physical activity and reducing screen time have...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Resilience: How to Thrive in the Aftermath of Stressful Experiences
This session was offered as part of the Healthy Workplace Mental Health Speaker Series 2020/2021. Find out more. Session Description Often when we talk about resilience, we look to the factors that protect us against the negative impacts of stressful experiences. Less attention is paid to what is needed after a traumatic stressor appears to have...