5 New Year’s Resolutions For Depression

When you look back at the past year, what stands out? If the answer to that is depression, feelings of despair or hopelessness, you shouldn’t have to go through that for another whole year.    The stress of the holidays is fading. You’re leaving last year behind and a fresh start awaits. This is a new year. It’s a great time to start working towards managing...


5 Ways to Survive Holiday Parties When Anxiety Is Your Plus-One

By RENÉE FABIAN Braving crowded stores to find the perfect gifts, busy irregular schedules and traveling and decorating and wrapping presents and preparing food, and, of course, don’t forget the office or family holiday party. ’Tis the season … to be anxious. With all these holiday activities to worry about, for many people, a party may seem like a blip...


Finding True Happiness In Your Life In The New Year

You may search high and low, you may search far and wide, and you might come to the conclusion that you can’t find happiness anywhere. But maybe you’ve just been looking in the wrong place… True happiness isn’t something that comes to find you. It’s something you work for. It’s something you create for yourself. Finding Happiness In Relaxing Stop cheating yourself...


Our Community Give and Take Christmas Tree

If you happen to be around downtown Belleville this holiday season, please be sure to stop by our office front at 201A Front Street, to check out our Community Give and Take Christmas Tree! We have decorated it with supplies, warm clothing and sweets. If you find yourself in need, please feel free to help yourself to the items decorating the branches. Or if you have any extra items you are able...


Ontario Perception of Care (OPOC) Survey Participation Information

Are you a current client of our Mental Health or Transitional Aged Youth (TAY) program or have been a client within the past 6 months? We really value your opinion on how you feel about the services and supports that you have received from our organization and would love to hear from you! Starting November, 2018, stop by one of our Youthab offices to complete the Ontario Perception of Care (OPOC) survey...


Mood Disorders - Seasonal Affective Disorder

With leaves changing and the amount of daylight hours shrinking, it can feel draining. Read below to learn more about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and how you can support yourself and other's who may be experiencing SAD. Definition To define Seasonal Affective Disorder, it’s helpful to know what Depression is first. Depression is a type of mood disorder. It is a serious illness characterized...