COVID-19 Information and Mental Health Resources
The health and safety of our staff, program participants, visitors and partners is of top priority for The Sinneave Family Foundation (Sinneave). We continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation and follow the advice of Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer and Alberta Health Services.
Please click here for updates on all of Sinneave Programs and Services.
We recognize that the there are many needs emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, and autistic individuals and their families are experiencing direct impacts. These are stressful and uncertain times. Staying connected is important in taking care of your wellness and mental health. We want to share some information and resources that may be helpful.
Sinneave’s Information, Navigation and Borrowing Library Services:
Sinneave’s Information, Navigation and Borrowing Library services are operating virtually. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are looking for information or support, or click here to access our book collection through the AIDE Canada website and take advantage of the cost-free Canada-wide Borrow by Mail service. We provide information, navigation, and support to all individuals, families, professionals and community members interested in autism information and resources.
Calgary Distress Centre – or tel:403-266-HELP (4357)
Access Mental Health – Alberta Health Services
COVID-19 and Your Mental Health – Mental Health Resources in Alberta
Corona Virus Information for Albertans – Government of Alberta
Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic – Centre for Addictions and Mental Health
H-CARDD COVID-19 Resources – CAMH / H-CARDD Resources for Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Articles and Information:
“Doing What Matters in Times of Stress: An Illustrated Guide” by the World Health Organization
“How COVID-19 May Impact Your Mental Health and How to Cope” by Katelyn Lowe
“Keep Calm and Self-Regulate” by Teresa Hedley
“Thinking about emergencies, developmental disabilities and COVID-19” by Yona Lunsky
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