Tag: COVID-19

Still needing to be heard

University of Waterloo’s Dr. Dillon Browne spoke to youth, then caregivers, about mental health after the pandemic. One key takeaway: Listen.

Beyond High School is providing urgent help to graduating students

Urging students to plan beyond high school is a step forward in community wellness.

It’s Not Just You: A Conversation About Pandemic-Related Exhaustion and Burnout

Miguel Martinez, a Steering Committee member of Erin Mills Connects, welcomes author Ann Douglas to a Community Check-in. Ann, just fresh from finishing her latest book, shares three questions that help put pandemic experiences in context for a better future.

Youth are resilient, but still want to be heard

Even in the face of another major lockdown, many Erin Mills youth demonstrate their resilience through caring for others. They still want to have a sounding board though. Listen to a recent discussion with a youth panel. Bonus: Dr. Rumeet Billan spoke to Erin Mills youth in April 2021. Read more about this super opportunity to refocus the future.

Won’t somebody Please think of the parents?! Family Stress and mental Health during Covid-19

Dr. Dillon Brown of the University of Waterloo provides proof that children and their caregivers are struggling psychologically, and he offers recommendations to help.


On the heels of Ontario announcing that students wouldn’t be going back to schools to finish their school year and that many summer activities are cancelled, children and their parents are struggling with more disappointment and worries. Ann Douglas, parenting book author, speaks to parents and guardians about how they can make these unusual circumstances less sad for their kids.

Ann Douglas: Compassion is Key to Hanging onto Mental Well-being during COVID-19

Author Ann Douglas is well known for her compassion for today’s parents. She shares her thoughts on getting through the trials of COVID-19 with Erin Mills Connects.

Keeping Kids Connected: A Youth’s Solution in the Era of COVID-19

A new way to build community for youth

Project Now: How community members can help keep Young people mentally healthier

The Youth & Family League can use your help if suicide has touched your life

Connecting During a Pandemic: A Journey

Navigating How to Help During COVID-19

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com