[di-stress] noun

  • Something everyone experiences at one point or another; something that can be overcome.
  • Comes in all shapes and forms;
    examples: anxiety attacks, concerns over food insecurity, suicidal thoughts, being let down by a loved one, having a rough week, losing your job, facing homelessness, depressive episodes and many others.
  • See also: Distress Centre Calgary’s services, such as 24-hour crisis support, one-on-one counselling, 211 support and coordinated entry.

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no matter how it’s defined.