Wellness Blog

Monthly Archives: May 2020

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Today marks the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day meant to focus on digital access and inclusion for the more than one billion people with different disabilities and impairments. For all of us, it’s an opportunity to celebrate how technology is becoming more usable and accessible for people with disabilities, while also… Read more »

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Mental Health Resources at Carizon

This week we are celebrating Mental Health Week and we want to share all the ways we are connecting with our community to support their mental health and wellbeing: Carizon offers remote counselling services through phone or video chat. As a member of the Counselling Collaborative of Waterloo Region, we work with partner agencies to… Read more »

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What Do You Think When You Hear, “Mental Wellbeing”?

As we find ourselves in the midst of Mental Health Week and hear all the reasons why awareness and self-care are so important, do you wonder how well you are doing in the area of caring for your OWN mental wellbeing and self-Care? Do you think its another “Get Happy Quick” scheme that everyone else seems to preach… Read more »

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Temenos-Online: A New Way to Connect With Families

Carizon’s Temenos program is a therapeutic classroom service for youth aged 12-18 with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), provided in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board. The program helps students and their families cope with complex trauma, behavioural challenges, and mental health issues. As a result, Temenos employees become an essential part of… Read more »

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