Finding Connection and Belonging

Finding Connection and Belonging

Exploring thoughts, ideas and sentiments on how to share a social responsibility while keeping open hearts and open minds to nurture ongoing and new connections and a sense of belonging.

During a heartwarming and insightful conversation with award-winning independent documentary filmmaker and journalist, Brandy Yanchyk, we discuss the topics of connection and belonging, how our self-image influences our actions, and how we can find ideas and common grounds to help us grow closer.

Brandy Yanchyk

Breaking Loneliness Documentary

Breaking Loneliness Documentary – outside of Canada

CBC Article – Feeling Lonely

Resource – Facebook Watch Party

Resource – Living Rooom Concert, John Legend

Resource – Netflix Watch Party

Statistics Canada

TIME Article – Secret to Happiness

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The views and opinions expressed during the Recovery is Possible: A Mental Health Podcast series, are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of CMHA Calgary Region Centre for Excellence in Recovery and Peer Support and its affiliates.

The purpose of this podcast series is to:

  • educate on the model of recovery and that building resilience is a possibility on the journey of mental health and well-being;
  • raise awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness
  • inform on the provincial access to CMHA Recovery Colleges providing free courses helping individuals and families develop their own resourcefulness.

The podcast is available for private, non-commercial use only and may not be edited or modified.