Ottawa Health Promotion

Ottawa Health Promotion

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The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them comes our Healthy Holidays Campaign, which runs from 1 to 31 December! Click the photo below to visit the campaign page for tips, tricks, resources and information on how to feel your best this holiday season! 


 

Join a Local Live Webinar! See the Schedule and REGISTER online.

Topics include: nutrition, stress management, anger and communication, mental fitness and scuicide awareness, sleep, and more!


Feeling stressed or anxious during the COVID-19 pandemic? These feelings are normal.

Check out this Infographic on substance use and ways to cope during these difficult times. 

If you feel that your substance use is becoming a problem, reach out for help:
CFSU (O) Mental Health and Addiction Services: 613-945-1060
Mental Health Crisis Line (24/7): 1-866-996-0991
CF Family Information Line (24/7): 1-800-866-4546
Helping Professionals Contact List 

For more information and resources, visit:
- Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)
- Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
- Canada's Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines
- Canada's Lower Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines


Healthy Relationships Information

We've put together some helpful tips pertinent to your role as a spouse, partner,
parent, and friend during this quarantine time. 

1) Parenting in the time of COVID-19

One page tips on how to interact constructively with your children:
1) One-on-One Time
2) Keeping it Positive
3) Creating a daily routine 
4) Bad Behaviour 
5) Keep Calm and Manage Stress 
6) Talking about COVID-19

2) Keeping your relationship(s) healthy

3) Resources


The Ottawa HP team has relocated to NDHQ (Carling).
Visit the new Shared Learning Centre in Building 5!

     

Strengthening the Forces is a Health Promotion program designed to assist Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel, Regular and Primary Reserve, to take control of their health and well-being. Maintaining a high level of health improves one's ability to perform effectively and safely on CAF operations, and to enjoy a high quality of life. Programs are also available to CAF families and other members of the Defence Team.

 Meet the team, or contact us at ottawahealthpromotion@forces.gc.ca  for more information. We look forward to helping you realize your health and wellness potential!

Build a strong, resilient force: Tools for the Chain of Command and CAF membersClick here for details.