When you need help

Help is available for anyone struggling with tragedy In light of the recent tragedy involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team, we would like to remind health system employees needing support that help is available for both you and your loved ones. Employee and Family Assistance Program counselling (through Morneau Shepell) Saskatchewan Health Authority employees and their eligible dependents have […]

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Mental Health Awareness

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 31, 2018. On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada, by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of their Facebook frame or Snapchat filter. One in five Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetime. […]

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Sleep – Are you getting your ZZZ’s

Sleep is as important as a balanced diet and regular exercise in keeping us physically and mentally healthy, yet one third of us don’t get enough. That makes one-third of us irritable, forgetful, less productive and more susceptible to illness, as well as having an increased risk of obesity and chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and depression. Take […]

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Heart Love

Happy and Healthy Heart Month! February is Heart Month in Canada, the UK, and the US. Why not celebrate by taking better care of your heart starting right now! It’s also the ultimate valentine’s gift to those at the heart of your world. Heart disease remains one of the top killers here in Canada—in fact, nine out of ten Canadians […]

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Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

You have probably heard some talk about personality types; you may have even taken an online test and learned a little more about your own personality. One of the big distinctions in these categorizations of personality, are the labels introvert and extrovert. People often make the mistake that introverts are shy, while extroverts are outgoing. This is however an oversimplification […]

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Sex, drugs, and the summer: Talking to your kids about being responsible

High school summer vacation, we all remember it. Long lazy days spent with friends, late nights with campfires, and that rush of independence as we cashed our first pay cheque. Some of us also remember experimenting with drinking, drugs, and having our first sexual experiences. Now that you are a parent, imagining your teenager experimenting with these firsts can give […]

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New EFAP Provider

Effective Oct. 1, 2015 you and your dependent family members have access to a variety of professional support resources and tools under our new Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP). After a thorough search, we are delighted to report that Shepell was selected as the new EFAP provider for Saskatchewan healthcare employees. Shepell is a leading EFAP service provider and […]

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