Connexions Resource Centre
80 Daniel-Johnson St, Gatineau, QC
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Category: Health Canada

Get Government of Canada Recalls and Safety Alerts on the Go!

Get Government of Canada Recalls and Safety Alerts on the Go!

Get access to recalls and safety alerts from the Government of Canada, when and where you need them! The free Recalls and Safety Alerts application for Apple, Android and BlackBerry delivers up-to-date and reliable health and safety information right to your mobile phone. How to Add the […]

Did you know that on average, teens drink more than 1.7 litres of sugary drinks every day?

Did you know that on average, teens drink more than 1.7 litres of sugary drinks every day?

Soft drinks and fruit drinks (including 100% juice) are main sources of sugars in the diet of Canadians. Excessive sugar consumption can lead to obesity, a key risk factor for chronic diseases.  As well, diseases like type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure are now […]

Connexions Has Its Own YouTube Channel!

Connexions Has Its Own YouTube Channel!

Check-out our new YouTube Channel! We’ve already added a few of our videos, including a City Life MAtv interview of Danielle Lanyi, Executive Director of Connexions Resource Centre and some short videos of our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup. You’ll also find videos from community organizations […]

Measuring Positive Mental Health: The PMHSIF and Quick Stats for Adults and Youth

Measuring Positive Mental Health: The PMHSIF and Quick Stats for Adults and Youth

Positive mental health is a state of well-being that allows people to feel, think and act in ways that enhance the ability to enjoy life and deal with challenges. It is important for maintaining good physical health, building healthy relationships and developing the ability to […]

How Healthy are Canadians?

How Healthy are Canadians?

The Public Health Agency of Canada‘s recently published How Healthy are Canadians?  examines the last ten to fifteen years of available data investigating key risk factors, major chronic diseases and mood and anxiety disorders as well as overall life expectancy to ask the central question: How Healthy are […]

How Much Sugar is in Your Food?

A label can tell you how many grams of sugar are added to your food and drink, but what does it really mean? To find out, visit our Pinterest page, where we’ve pinned some great pics of a wide range of popular foods and drinks […]

Is Your Mental Health Just as Important as Your Physical Health? YES!!

This week marks the twenty-seventh National Suicide Prevention Week, which runs from January 29 to February 4, and so we’ve got some great resources to share with you! Positive mental health is the capacity of people to feel, think, and act in ways that enhance […]

Measuring Positive Mental Health: Myths and Facts

Positive mental health is the capacity to feel, think, and act in ways that enhance the ability to enjoy life and deal with challenges. Myth: Positive mental health cannot be measured FACT: It can be measured; population health surveys show us that in Canada: 2 […]