Webinars

The Canadian Mental Health Association is offering two webinars in the new year:

Mental Health Experiences and Older Adults

Are you 55 years old or over and curious about how mental health issues affect us as we age? This one hour online course will explore the signs and symptoms and the different kinds of mental health issues that a person may experience as they age. Strategies to improve your well-being will be shared and also resources available to help will be provided. To join this course you will need access to the internet or a phone. Instructions will be sent on how to join in once you have completed your registration. (1 ½ hours in length)

Date:  Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 from 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Online Via Zoom

Facilitators: Laura Malmquist and Stacey Krueger

Spots in the Course: 30

Maintaining Positivity and Optimism for Older Adults

We can all use positivity and optimism in our lives, particularly during challenging times.  We know that how we think and how we behave influence our emotions and moods. If you want to feel more positive and experience optimism, join us for this course that will explore 10 positive emotions plus optimism and share strategies to become more positive. To join this course you will need access to the internet or a phone. Instructions will be sent on how to join in once you have completed your registration. (1 ½ hours in length)

Date:  Tuesday, January 19th, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Location: Online Via Zoom

Facilitators: Glenna Last and Stacey Krueger

Spots in the Course: 30

Wellness Institute upcoming webinar

A good night’s rest is important to your body and mind, just like exercise and nutrition. Sometimes sleep can be disrupted or you have a difficult time falling asleep or staying asleep. Illness and stress can also influence the quality of sleep. Join Kamara Tayo-Jones, MSW,RSW, Social Worker at the Wellness Institute for the first of our four part series Tackling the Pillars of Health: COVID-19 Webinar Series; and learn about the different ways to get that good night’s rest and improve your health.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

10:00am

Surviving Chronic Pain: For You and Your Loved One

Join Dr. Brigitte Sabourin, Clinical Psychologist and Researcher in the Department of Clinical Health Psychology (Pain Management Centre), for an information session for people dealing with chronic pain and their families, and the supports available.

Thursday, February 25th at 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Brigitte Sabourin, MBA, PhD, CPsych, Assistant Professor

Department of Clinical Health Psychology, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba

FREE in partnership with the Manitoba Psychological Society