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More Than Back To School Nerves

The new school year can bring mixed emotions for many students. Some excited, some joyful, and some nervous about the school year ahead. But when first day of school nerves settle and students are still experiencing anxiety, they may be dealing with a bigger issue. In our latest blog post, our Summer Student Peer Support Worker, Natalie, shares her experience with anxiety and how she has learned to cope with it and succeed in school.

How Nutrition Helped With My Anxiety

This week, we invited one of our volunteers, Sari, to share with you how she uses nutrition to cope with her stress and anxiety. Read on to see her 7 tips for eating healthy and feeling better.


There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all treatment plan for those with mental health issues. There are many different ways that individuals choose to manage their mood disorder. I want to share with you how maintaining a healthy diet has helped me to cope with stress and anxiety.


Here are 7 ways that helped me cope:

Peer Support Training at MDAO

Do you have lived experience with a mood disorder? Have you ever wished you could talk to someone who’s experienced the same feelings as you? Do you have a passion for helping others? You may be interested in taking our peer support training.


What is peer support?

Thinking About Attending A Peer Support Group? Guest Blogger Bev Shares Her Experience With Our Drop-In Groups

Want to know what our peer support groups can do for you? This week, guest blogger Bev from the website Slay Girl Society shares with us her experience with MDAO and how we helped her get through one of her darkest times. This is a great read if you're thinking about attending one of our drop-in peer support groups and want to know what to expect!

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