COVID-19: Charting a Way Forward by Using All Five Minds

By Fran Gelder, MA Listening to the Public Health experts at this stage of the pandemic allows for some cautious optimism for a slow, steady, and eventual return to “normal” life, or at least a “new normal”.  Current media messaging ranges from a collective pride in weathering this storm together, to a sombre tale about […]

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Can being apart bring us together? Early signs from the COVID-19 crisis!

Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine – these are among the primary strategies being used to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. While unlikely to stop the spread in its tracks, the strategies are designed to at least “flatten the curve” or rate of transmission in an effort to buy enough time for the health care […]

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GGA proudly supports the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region

The GGA team hosted a facilitated planning session for the Board of Directors of the Distress Centre of Ottawa Region on the 13th of February. The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region contributes to a healthier and safer community by providing suicide prevention, crisis intervention, psychological stabilization, emotional support, information, referral and education services, without judgement, […]

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