Seven Autumn Self-Care Tips - As autumn's crisp air ushers in a season of change, it's the perfect time to embark on a journey of self-care. With its vibrant colors and cozy atmosphere, autumn offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature and nurture your well-being. In this article, we will explore seven [...]
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Celebrating 40 Years of ConnecTeen - Distress Centre recently celebrated an exciting milestone – ConnecTeen’s 40th Anniversary. ConnecTeen is Distress Centre Calgary’s peer support line. Known initially as Teen Line, the service emerged in 1983 as a first-of-its-kind space in Canada where teens could talk to other teens who could understand and [...]
Summer Self-Care July 24th is International Self-Care Day, a day to nurture yourself and respect your needs. Any activity we intentionally do to care for our physical, mental, and emotional health is self-care. When you practice meaningful self-care, you can avoid burnout, reduce anxiety, improve your mood, and ensure you have the mental [...]
Get to Know Distress Centre's CEO, Robyn Romano Watch: Please note that answers have been edited for clarity and length. Q: What was your journey to becoming CEO like? How did you get started? Robyn: I've actually been at Distress Centre for about 15 years. I came as a social [...]
Resources for someone experiencing suicidal thoughts In our society, people talk about mental health more than ever. But suicide is often kept quiet – and it’s costing lives. For our 2022 Annual Report, we wanted to emphasize the importance of talking about suicide, like we do every day at [...]
Q1 Update with Robyn Romano, Distress Centre's CEO 2023 has had a lot in store for Distress Centre. Join Robyn Romano, Distress Centre CEO, and Aisha Sheikh, Crisis Line Volunteer, to learn about exciting updates, events and more in our Q1 update. Watch: Please note that answers have been edited for clarity [...]
Volunteerism and volunteer appreciation with Robyn and Aisha Distress Centre Calgary CEO, Robyn, and Aisha, Crisis Line Volunteer, reflect on and thank Distress Centre Calgary’s selfless volunteers for their positive impact on the community. Watch: Please note that answers have been edited for clarity and length. Aisha: Good afternoon, everyone. My name [...]