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Increased awareness prompted by Mental Health Awareness Week

KGilbert MentalHealth1It was his rock bottom.

He was surrounded by pristine, snow-capped mountains, crisp winter air and everything he really loved. He and hiswife were dining in a five-star Banff restaurant. Cheerful people, soft lighting and the smell of savory roasts wafted around him.

A workshop to help students move on with their lives after a failed relationship

bootcampMount Royal University's Wellness Centre kicked off a seminar geared towards helping students going through a tough break-up.

Leanne Edwards, MRU student counselor said the "Break-up Boot Camp" workshop supports students in moving on with their lives after a break-up.

A Calgary woman reflects on parents’ divorce

When 24-year-old Jennifer Kanik's parents divorced four years ago, she was shocked.

"My dad had an affair. My mom had always said she would never forgive an affair so he knew what he was getting into," she said.

Calgary couples spill the beans on how to avoid divorce

thumbnailhandsThere are many definitions of marriage. Some say it's a sacred union, an unbreakable bond. Others say it's a joke.

But however you choose to define it, the fact is some couples choose to opt for divorce over so-called holy matrimony.