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Art of Wellness Documentary

The Art of Wellness documentary spotlights the important role of the arts and the positive impact that participating in arts-based programming has on our wellbeing, supporting people with high stress, anxiety and depression.

Resource: The Windsor Essex Compassion Care Community: 2020 Highlights and Results (The Windsor Essex Compassion Care Community)

“The Importance of Being Connected” program was found to increase awareness of the negative effects of social isolation and promote intentional and persistent reaching out to other community members in relational, emotional and practical support.
A research group involving the universities of Windsor, McMaster, Western, Toronto, Carelton, and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute were involved in program evaluation. A series of academic papers and presentations are in development based on this research.

Resource: Mental Health Support Webinar (University of Ottawa)

Susan Farrell: Defining The Royal, Key COVID-19 Effects Survey, Next steps, Responses from The Royal, Important lessons, Model of Interdisciplinary Care, Biggest Findings from C-Prompt, Key Considerations, Care in the time of Covid- how to maintain wellness & mental health for yourself & others.