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INTELLECTUAL PERSONAL WELL-BEING EMOTIONAL PHYSICAL WSPS.CA WSPS.CA 300-AWE-01-IGDO | APR 2020 For more information contact Workplace Safety & Prevention Services  1 877 494 WSPS (9777) For more information contact Workplace Safety & Prevention Services  1 877 494 WSPS (9777) The impact stress will have on you depends on your EXTERNAL SUPPORTS and INTERNAL RESOURCES (e.g., coping skills and resiliency) While managing COVID-19 watch for signs of MENTAL HEALTH RISK Examples of common signs and symptoms when we experience a period of stress. Self   CONCERNED When you notice the above symptoms and you are feeling distracted, worried and confused about what to do.   EXHAUSTED You have tried all your options and solutions to feel better and feel mentally overwhelmed   READY You want to feel better and are willing to talk and ask for help to reach out to your EFAP, local community mental health, crisis line or 911. Concerned about someone's mental health   Be patient, caring and non-judgmental.   Listen; do not challenge or dismiss their feelings.   Get contact numbers ready for EFAP, crisis lines, community resources such as CMHA.   Encourage them to talk with a mental health professional and share access numbers when ready.   Keep lines of communication open, and keep checking until you believe they are safe. Tips for when and how to get support: Impact on Mood   Anxiety   Restlessness   Lack of motivation or focus   Feeling overwhelmed   Irritability or anger   Sadness or depression Impact on Body   Headache   Muscle tension or pain   Chest pain   Fatigue   Change in sex drive   Stomach upset   Sleep problems Impact on Behaviours   Overeating or undereating   Angry outbursts   Drug or alcohol abuse   Tobacco use   Social withdrawal   Exercising less often  Impaired judgement   Inability to concentrate  Easily distracted  Memory loss  Excessive worry   Difficulty making decisions/ procrastination  Questioning values   Loss of purpose and meaning   Isolating yourself from friends, family, and your community   Loneliness   Excessively busy   Anxiety   Anger   Irritability   Depression   Hopeless/trapped   Out of control   Guilty/self-conscious   Apathy   Feeling of incompetence   Suicidal thoughts   Muscular tension/headaches  Upset stomach  Grinding/clenching teeth   Difficulty sleeping/fatigue  Cold hands and feet  Trembling/shakiness   Frequent colds, flu, infections   Rapid loss or gain in weight  Significant tiredness  Low energy Signs and symptoms indicating Mental Distress: In partnership:  YOUR EFAP#:

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