This is the first episode in a two-part mini-series on mental health. In this episode, Kate is joined by Theresa Straathof, an occupational therapist with 30 years of experience in the field of mental health. Theresa is the co-author of the book: Coping Strategies to Promote Occupational Engagement and Recovery, a program manual to provide training in resilience, recovery, and health routines. (https://www.caot.ca/client/
*Trigger Warning* : Today’s episode covers sensitive topics including suicide. If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service at 1-833-456-4566 (24/7) or text 45645 (4 PM – 12 AM ET). You are not alone.