Mental Health Resources

  • You are not alone

    We asked our Spectrum Health Care employees to share encouraging words that they would say to individuals dealing with a mental illness. Here is what they had to say.

  • Let's keep the conversation going

    Bell’s Let's Talk initiative strives to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness. Thank you to all the employees who shared words of encouragement. Let's continue talking about the importance of mental health today and every day!

  • There's help for PTSD!

    Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that is developed after a person has experienced a traumatic/traumatic events. There are signs and symptomsthat can point to PTSD. If you feel you or a loved one may be living with PTSD, there are resources available in Canada to help.

  • Are you getting enough shut eye?

    Sleep is your body’s way of healing. Your mental, physical and emotional states are all affected by your sleeping patterns. Often, caregivers experience issues with sleep, and while many may find temporary relief in an over the counter sleeping pill, it may not be a permanent fix.

  • Mental health tips for seniors

    As we get older, there are a lot of things that we need to keep track of and take care of. We worry about our physical bodies, and we also worry about our minds. What can we do in order to keep our mind sharp as we get old? Why is it so important for us to take care of our minds as well as our bodies?