Looking After Our Mental Health in These Times of Dealing with Covid-19. A Free Webinar

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Presented by High Notes Avante Inc.

During these times our mental health can take a toll. 

This interactive webinar will provide you with a meaningful understanding of how Covid-19 is affecting the mental health of us all.

It will provide five coping strategies to assist in optimizing your mental health and develop resilience during these challenging times.

Discussion includes:

  • what makes this so difficult
  • coping strategies
  • constructive vs. destructive worry
  • applying diversionary tactics
  • creating healthy boundaries
  • practising self-compassion
  • expressing gratitude

Please email to  register - [email protected]. (Just name and email address needed) 

The seminar is offered at NO COST by Sue-Ann Maislin and Dr. Susan Kagan. (
In pre- COVID-19 times Sue-Ann and Susan were offering locally a Mental Health First Aid Certification Course.

About the Facilitators:

Sue-Ann Maislin: With over 15 years’ experience as a mental health educator and counselling professional, Sue-Ann is passionate about improving mental health outcomes and reducing stigma and other barriers, for individuals, families, communities and the workplace. As the owner of Sue-Ann Maislin Consultants, she has successfully partnered with leading employers, municipalities, advocacy groups and health professionals to advance mental health education across Canada. Sue-Ann obtained her Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and Adult Education from the University of Toronto. To learn more about Sue-Ann visit www.sueannmaislin.com.

Susan Kagan: Susan is a registered nurse with over 40 years of experience as an educator and practitioner in the health care sector. She has devoted most of her career to teaching in the Seneca/York collaborative BScN nursing program (retired June, 2016). Her areas of specialization are psychiatric-mental health nursing and women’s health care particularly related to violence against women.

Susan cares about people and their health and well-being. She seeks to understand people’s feelings and their behaviour. It is this concern for people that has guided her career and passion for learning and education.

Susan earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Western Ontario. After many years of teaching she returned to school and earned a Master’s and Doctoral degree in education at the University of Toronto – OISE. Currently, Susan is providing mental health education in the community to both for profit and non-profit organizations. She is also on the Board of Directors of HIGH NOTES AVANTE PRODUCTIONS INC.


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