Balance Blog

Balance is CMHA Calgary’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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    Your donations make a difference!

    Did you know that for every $1 you give, we provide $3.36 in a social return on investment back to ...

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    This holiday season, give hope, health, and a warm welcome home.

    Can you imagine experiencing severe mental health challenges without a safe place to call home? For ...

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  • EQUIPPED
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    Introducing EQUIPPED: A New Online Mental Health Resource for Young Adults

      Phillip Thomas was a special student at the University of Calgary. Intelligent and athletic, ...

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    Expressing Empathy

    Have you ever heard someone say, “Put yourself in someone else’s shoes?” This phrase is often ...

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    Reach Your Peak for Mental Health

    This blog post was written by Nicola and Courtney Small from Reach Your Peak Naturals Over the last ...

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    Mental Health and Body Image

    Body image is a person’s feelings and perception of the look of their own body. A person’s view...

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    What is Toxic Positivity?

    Being a positive person is not a bad thing, however, responding to other people’s negative emo...

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    Lift Each Other Up on Pink Shirt Day!

    The Origin of Pink Shirt Day On his first day of 9th grade, a Canadian male student wore a pink shir...

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    Appreciating International Day of Education

    Not all youth have the opportunity to sit at a desk and learn from a teacher. For some children, the...

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