Caregivers NL

Toll Free: 1-855-432-7865

Email: hello@caregiversnl.com

Provincial Systems Navigator for Addiction

Barry Hewitt MSW RSW

CALL 752-3916 or

877-999-7589 Toll Free

Gambling Help Line (Eastern)

Toll Free: 1-888-889-4357 (HELP)

CHANNAL (Eastern)

Warm Line: 1-855-753-2560

Local: 709-753-2560

Sunday to Saturday: 11:00 am 11:00 pm

James Paton Memorial Hospital (Central)

125 Trans-Canada Hwy

Gander, NL A1V 1P7

(709) 256-2500

Central NL Regional Health Centre (Central)

50 Union St

Grand Falls-Windsor, NL A2A 2E1

(709) 292-2500

Mobile Crisis Response Team (Eastern)

Phone Number: 709-737-4668

Kid’s Help Phone

Toll Free: 1-800-668-6868

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

Toll Free: 1-800-726-2743

Resources

Self-Care Wheel

A TOOL FOR MANAGING STRESS AND ACHIEVING HAPPINESS

With over 80 self-care exercises and healing modalities, the Self-Care Wheel, by Olga Phoenix, is a great beginning for your personalized, preventative, and sustainable Self-Care plan. Use the Self-Care Wheel below to manage every-day stress, increase contentment and life satisfaction, and learn which areas of your life need improvement.

Self-Care Bingo

A TOOL TO HELP GUIDE SELF-CARE ACTIVITIES

Self-care is considered any deliberate activity that supports our mental, emotional, and physical health. By taking time to care for yourself, you can better cope with anxiety and stress, and help improve your overall wellbeing. Additionally, when you take time to meet your own needs, you will be better able to care for others. Use these stackable bingo prompts to get started. Try one or all. Create your own. Start small. Remember: self-care is not selfish.

Self-Care Bingo: Workplace Edition

A TOOL TO HELP GUIDE SELF-CARE ACTIVITIES

Self-care is considered any deliberate activity that supports our mental, emotional, and physical health. By taking time to care for yourself, you can better cope with workplace stressors and anxieties, and improve your overall wellbeing. Encouraging your workplace to opt in to self-care activities can help support employee productivity, retention and create a positive work environment for all. Use these stackable bingo prompts to get started. Try one or all. Create your own. Start small. Remember: self-care is not selfish.

Self-Esteem Journal

A TOOL TO HELP IMPROVE SELF-ESTEEM

Positive journaling has been found to help improve feelings of well-being and self-esteem. Record three daily statements related to your successes, good qualities, and positive experiences. This worksheet, by TherapistAid.com, is great for those who need ideas to journal about and has been designed with daily prompts, such as “Today I accomplished…” and “Something I did for someone…”.

Daily Self-Care Check-In Cards

A TOOL TO HELP GUIDE REGULAR SELF-CARE

Self-care is considered any deliberate activity that supports your mental, emotional, and physical health. When you take time to meet your own needs, you will be better able to care for yourself and others. Use the first card on this handout as a guide to get started. You can use the same prompts each day or create your own (Ex: today I… practiced gratitude; rode my bike; hugged my dog, etc.).

Support vs. ‘Toxic Positivity’

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE

Offering someone ‘toxic positivity’ can often shut down the conversation by making them feel they shouldn’t share their ‘bad’ feelings. Supporting others through validation can let them know that their negative feelings are okay and they are not alone. The chart below, by Whitney Hawkins Goodman, LMFT, provides examples of validating statements versus toxic positivity. Which statement will have a more effective outcome for the person you are trying to support?

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