Are We In a Coping Crisis?

Dr. Bill Howatt thinks so. I had an opportunity to hear Dr. Howatt’s presentation called ‘The Coping Crisis: Building Psychologically Safe Workplaces’ at the Tema Conter Conference on Mental Health held earlier this year. He is the Chief Researcher and Development Officer for Workforce Productivity at Morneau Shepell, with more than 25 years of experience in

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Heroes are Human: Conference Highlights Need to Support First Responders

“The Mane Intent horses helped me by showing me it is ok to be vulnerable, to be open to the experience and to feel the deep emotions the horses bring.” Participant, Equine Support for Post-Traumatic Growth “This was an absolutely amazing, positive experience.” Participant, Equine Support for Post-Traumatic Growth I had an opportunity to attend

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The Power of Conversations

A conversation can change your world. Bell Canada gets the power of conversations. Bell’s 2015 Let’s Talk Campaign raised $6.1 million for mental health initiatives. In September, George Cope, Bell’s CEO (and #4 on Toronto Life’s list of Toronto’s 50 Most Influential People) announced Bell would commit another $100 million to the project over the next

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Bellwood’s Addiction & PTSD/OSI Treatment Program Clients to Benefit from Equine Experiential Learning offered by The Mane Intent

“It is amazing to see our clients transform in front of our eyes  with the herd at The Mane Intent. They are so involved in the process and are so touched by their interaction with their equine partners that they seem to get in touch with long lost emotions such as joy, care and hope. Facilitated

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Why Rural Health Care Matters

“A major challenge for health care providers throughout our careers is to conduct our relationships with patients, colleagues, ‘supervisors’, and employees in a manner that is professional, sensitive, perceptive, confident and authentic. Especially with regard to patients, our conduct must be characterized by compassion and respect.”  Beverley Kane, M.D., Stanford Medical School — Medicine and Horsemanship

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