Balance is CMHA – Calgary Region’s mental health blog, which aims to raise awareness, provide hope, build community and promote mental wellness through personal stories, mental health tips and information, expert opinions and community insights.

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"Out with Stigma, in with Awareness!"

"Out with Stigma, in with Awareness!"

The Bishop Carroll High School Wellness Committee started conversation about mental health by asking asking their peers to finish the sentence, “There’s...

Change is the Essence of Life

Change is the Essence of Life

Lisa Simone recalls her struggle with addiction and how embracing change ultimately led her on the path of recovery. Change has never...

4 Tips for Tackling Stress

4 Tips for Tackling Stress

We’ve all experienced stress at some point in our lives, but not all of us are in tune to when it’s...