Drinking alcohol is a part of Canadian culture, and it’s probably something you'll try at least once in your life. Not everyone chooses to drink alcohol, but for those who do, it's important to know how to stay safe.
Everyone feels anxious at times, but too much anxiety can get in the way of daily life. Anxiety can become a problem when it doesn't go away, gets worse and/or makes it hard for you to do the things you want to do.
Body Image & Eating
Body image and eating concerns have to do with how we view our body and eating behaviours. Changing eating and exercise habits to change the way we look or feel better about ourselves might be a sign that these concerns are becoming a problem.
Drugs & Other Substances
There are many kinds of drugs and reasons why someone may use them. Using any substances comes with risks. This section can help you understand drugs and other substances, recognize early signs they may be having a negative impact, and learn how to reduce potential harms.
Low Mood & Depression
Feeling sad, down or low is something everyone experiences from time to time, but a persistent low mood could be a sign of depression. These feelings may become a problem when they don't go away, get worse or get in the way of daily life.
Psychosis is a condition where a person experiences unusual thoughts, behaviours or beliefs such as, hearing or seeing things that others don’t. These experiences can be very distressing and disruptive getting in the way of everyday life.
Everyone can experience stress from time to time, but continuing to feel stressed can get in the way of daily life. Check out this section to learn more about what leads to stress, how to manage and prevent it from affecting your mental and physical well-being.