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Self Care for Coronavirus Anxiety
https://www.virusanxiety.com/take-care
How do I cope with anxiety during a pandemic? You can start by recognizing that it makes sense to feel anxious in these circumstances. There’s nothing weak or irrational about these feelings, and accepting that fact is the first step towards handling them …

How to Stay Emotionally Healthy During the Coronavirus Outbreak
https://www.psychologytoday.com/ca/blog/hope-resilience/202003/how-stay-emotionally-healthy-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak
It’s natural to experience stress and anxiety in the face of a threat we cannot control. Because every person reacts differently, notice what your body and emotions are telling you.

Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19
https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/mental-health.html
The most important thing is to remember to be kind to yourself if you still feel overwhelmed and anxious by all that’s uncertain after trying this out …

Grief and COVID-19: Mourning our by-gone lives
https://www.apa.org/news/apa/2020/04/grief-covid-19
Grief is typically associated with death, but it can follow any type of loss. As the pandemic drags on, we face the loneliness, sadness and many losses of our routines and rhythms of everyday life, sense of security, and the word as we know it.

Signs your coronavirus anxiety has turned serious
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/05/05/health/anxiety-coronavirus-turns-dark-wellness/index.html
Chronic threat response is an escalation of many of the same symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress — sleep problems, floods of anxiety, irritability, difficulties concentrating and a hair-trigger startle response …

Post traumatic stress and COVID 19
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/covid/
Post traumatic stress can result when as we face a traumatic event, our nervous systems remain in a fight or flight survival mode and can become overwhelmed in trying to process the experience.

Health care workers short and long term mental health risks
https://www.statnews.com/2020/04/03/the-covid-19-crisis-too-few-are-talking-about-health-care-workers-mental-health/
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, the constant churning of fear, sadness, and helplessness will be the underestimated casualty health care workers.

Mental health cannot be an afterthought in coping with a pandemic
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html
Mental health problems as COVID-19 continues its spread, include high rates of stress, anxiety, depression, and insomnia.

Concussion: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
https://www.webmd.com/brain/concussion-traumatic-brain-injury-symptoms-causes-treatments#1
What is a concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that is caused by a sudden blow to the head or to the body. The blow shakes the brain inside the skull, … 

This Is Your Brain on Multiple Concussions – Men’s Health
https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a19533766/this-is-your-brain-on-multiple-concussions/
You’ve probably never heard of post-concussion syndrome. Neither had Harry Carson or Pat LaFontaine or dozens of other former pro athletes. Then the symptoms started …

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Post concussion Syndrome: The New …
http://jaapl.org/content/39/1/133
Concussion is a brain injury and is defined as a complex pathophysiological … All of the 20 sports noted below posted increases in the number of injuries treated … The top 10 sports-related head injury categories among children ages 14 and younger: …. A majority of catastrophic spinal cord injuries usually occur in games. …

Welcome to the Brain Injury Association of America
https://www.biausa.org/
People who sustain brain injuries must have timely access to expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, lifelong disease management, and individualized …

Brain Trauma Foundation
https://www.braintrauma.org/
For over 30 years, Brain Trauma Foundation has been conducting innovative … for the millions of people who suffer from traumatic brain injuries every year. …

Hope After Brain Injury | Non-Profit Organization
https://www.hopeafterbraininjury.org/
Hope after brain injury is a non-profit organization focused on providing hope and … injuries are significant, the emotional and cognitive effects of traumatic brain. …

National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA)
https://www.nashia.org/
Brain injury policy, program, and service resources for state employees and others interested in state government. NASHIA assists state government in …

Tramautic Brain Injury National Database
http://www.tbindc.org/
Jun 20, 2005 – As in, “I figure I suffered between 15 and 20 concussions during my career,” says retired NFL middle…

Toronto Traumatic Brain Injury Therapy
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/toronto-traumatic-brain-injury-therapy/
A Toronto traumatic brain injury can be devastating on several different fronts. It’s the control centre for your body and responsible for everything from eating and breathing to walking and talking. …

Toronto Post Trauma Counselling
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/toronto-post-trauma-counselling/
The kind of psychological trauma that people experience is unique to every individual and that’s why Melissa Cutler’s 20 years of experience in the therapy field involves compassion and an evidenced-based approach that is unique to each individual patient. …

Toronto Post Stroke Depression Therapy
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/toronto-post-stroke-depression-therapy/
Simply put, a stroke occurs when the blood flow to part of the brain is cut off. Melissa Cutler’s Toronto Post Stroke Depression therapy can help rebuild the lives shattered by a stroke with counselling and therapy sessions. …

Toronto Post Concussion Syndrome Recovery
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/toronto-post-concussion-syndrome-recovery/
Melissa Cutler holds a Masters Degree in both Psychology and Social Work from the University of Toronto. She has the experience and compassion in Toronto concussion therapy to treat the depression, anxiety and other symptoms that accompany post concussion syndrome. …

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/cognitive-behavioural-therapy/
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a practical short-term psychotherapy treatment approach for focussing on changing a person’s negative thoughts and behaviours. …

Chronic Pain Management
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/chronic-pain-management/
Some people might be surprised to learn that a psychotherapist is a valuable ally to have when dealing with chronic pain management. …

Grief
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/grief/
At some point during their lives, most people will experience the loss of a loved one. Grief is a common reaction to this loss, and is felt by individuals in different ways. …

Psychotherapy
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/psychotherapy/
Psychotherapy is also known as talk therapy. Psychotherapists use this technique as a way to help patients with a variety of different mental illnesses and emotional difficulties. …

Loss
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/loss/
When processing the death of a loved one, many people seek out professional help when learning how to live with their loss. …

Depression
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/depression/
It’s estimated that 1 in 4 Canadians are living with a high degree of depression. Depression can be hard to explain to those who have never experienced it personally. …

Anxiety
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/anxiety
Nervousness, restlessness, a sinking feeling in your stomach – nearly everyone has experienced anxiety from time to time. However, for those with anxiety and panic disorders, these emotions occur on a daily basis. …

Anger Management
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/anger-management
Anger is a normal, healthy emotion that virtually everyone feels from time to time. However, it becomes an issue when anger continually flares up or seems to spiral out of control. …

Caregiver Stress Burnout
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/caregiver-stress-burnout
Caring for an older parent or a child with special medical needs can be a very rewarding experience that shows high levels of love and commitment. …

Communication Challenges
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/communication-challenges
Communication is more than words. Whether it’s a child or an adult, communication issues can develop in any relationship or circumstance. …

Relationship Difficulties
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/relationship-difficulties
Every relationship requires work, and often face challenges of various sizes. Everyday stressors can put strain on a romantic relationship, whether it affects the couple as a unit or one of the individual partners. …

Stress Management
https://melissacutlertherapy.com/articles/stress-management
Stress is a normal and expected part of everyday life – in fact, 58% of Canadian workers are stressed on a daily basis. It normal stems from a specific event, …