Social wellness resources for you
Your anxious adolescent
Adolescence is a challenging and perplexing time, as well as a period of creativity, heightened learning abilities and social exploration.
What can I do about my loved one’s addiction?
It's difficult to know how to respond when living with a loved one who is dealing with addiction.
For many of us, our first experience with apologies is hearing an adult say, "Tell so-and-so you're sorry."
Tasks for divorced parents
How you and your former partner decide to handle yourselves will set the stage for the wellbeing of you and your children in the time ahead.
Talking to teens
Ever wish you had a user manual for your adolescent? Don't worry - you aren't alone.
At some time in our lives, many of us will provide care to a loved one.
Social media and our kids
The advent of social media and its presence in the lives of kids and teens has come at an interesting time.
Returning to the nest: Boomerang kids
More adult children than ever before are returning home to live with their parents again.
Preparing family for baby
Giving thought to the impact on family dynamics and household responsibilities can go a long way towards preventing hurt feelings and conflict.
Parenting in the divorce zone
Some common-sense ways that parenting in the divorce zone can assure continued positive growth of their children.
Meaningful apologies are healing acts towards restoring and strengthening relationships.
Moving beyond job loss
If you are experiencing job loss, you may already know the psychological impacts of this experience.
Love is in the little things
Couple relationships are complex and unique to the individuals who co-create them.
Have you “baby-proofed” your relationship?
Ease into parenthood by strengthening the couple bond and planning before the baby arrives.
Living with someone with mental health challenges
Get strategies to support you while supporting your loved one who may be struggling.
Is it addiction?
Addiction is any repeated behaviour, substance-related or not, in which a person feels compelled to persist, regardless of its negative impact.
Family stress can mean troublesome relationships or crises that create distress.
Emotional affairs: Is a “harmless crush” really harmless?
These days, the opportunities to stray outside of your relationship are abundant.
Coping with a loved one’s addiction: Am I normal for feeling this way?
No one wants to acknowledge that their loved one could be living with an addiction.
Connecting with your partner
Healthy couple fact: happy couples are couples who regularly make time to connect.
Dating in a digital world
Navigating the ever-evolving world of digital dating culture requires awareness and adaptability.
November 15, 2023
Caring for yourself when caring for others
Maintaining your own health, physically and mentally, is vital to being a resilient and effective caregiver.
August 25, 2023
Supporting the mental health of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community
How can we support our 2SLGBTQIA+ loved ones – not just during Pride month, but all year long?
June 1, 2023
Scoring big — the power of social connection in sports
Incorporate sports into your social calendar – the benefits are worth it!
May 17, 2023
Supporting the needs of newcomers
Get to know the recipient of $25,000 in Manitoba Blue Cross's Colour of Caring Healthy CommUnity Challenge
November 16, 2022
Travel without the crowds
We’ve picked out some Canadian locales that are a bit less popular than the big tourist spots, but are just as worthy.
July 28, 2021
The summer of play
As the summer approaches, it's the perfect opportunity for students to let go and make time for play.
May 28, 2021
Three reasons to take a break this summer
Check out these three reasons to take a break this summer.
April 21, 2021
The value of volunteering
Volunteering not only helps those in need – it can also change your life for the better.
April 27, 2022
The return to travel: How to stay safe
COVID has added another layer to travel planning. Travel safe with these recommendations and resources.
June 29, 2022
Indigenous Youth Storytelling at Assiniboine Park
Every summer, Indigenous youth gather for the Indigenous Youth Storytelling Program.
June 21, 2022
Partners in care: Inside our Caregiver Support Program
Caregivers can experience their own mental health challenges and burnout.
January 12, 2022
Get some tips to cope with any sadness or difficult feelings that you may have during the holiday season.
December 8, 2021
My child is bullying — now what?
Bullies can hurt, scare and intimidate. But inside that bully is still a child who is also hurting or struggling - just in a different way.
October 27, 2021
How to help your child — and yourself — cope with back to school
Start preparing now to make the stress of back to school easier for you and your child.
August 11, 2021
Developing a healthy couple relationship
Our online program can help you learn about what makes couple relationships healthy.
Building your support network
Humans are social creatures, so relationships are essential for everyone. Create a support network to enrich your life with meaningful connections.
Having healthy conflict
You can't always avoid conflicts in life, as having disagreements is normal. Focusing on healthier conflict can prevent damage to your relationships.
Staying safe and healthy while travelling
Travelling can be an enjoyable departure from everyday life. Learn how you can stay safe and healthy while you’re on vacation.
Find and connect with qualified care providers in Manitoba, including those who offer trusted in-home care and respite services for individuals and elderly loved ones.
Love with purpose
Get expert advice on healthy couple relationships and how to strengthen yours with this self-paced online program. Suitable for couples and singles.
Create healthy, connected and fulfilling relationships. Our services offer support for various couple and family relationship concerns.
Access real-time support and expert advice for parents, guardians and caregivers – helping you overcome everyday and out-of-the-ordinary challenges.
Get additional support for your mental health in a safe, online community while connecting with others experiencing similar situations.
Create space and compassion while nurturing a dedicated time to grieve. Show up as you are and pause to recognize that your grief is valid.
Holding the hand of trauma
Explore your inner experiences and reconnect the body, mind and soul. Focus on bringing awareness and relaxation to your day.
Adapting to transformation
Turn inward and foster a deep connection with a grounded place, allowing the opportunity to support growth and to release what no longer serves you.