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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Sask Bulletin

The latest results of a pan-Canadian survey on teacher mental health and well-being have led the Canadian Teachers’ Federation to sound a national alarm. Just a few months into the school year, teachers across the country are reaching their breaking point.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Sask Bulletin

Paramount to Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation President Patrick Maze is wellness and safety of the province’s 13,500 teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet he is well aware that for the vast majority, they are prone to being even more concerned about the plight of their respective students.

“I’m hearing from lots of teachers whose concern is around how they are going to fulfil all the curriculum requirements for their students. In some cases it’s almost to a fault and their own health and safety becomes overlooked,” Maze said.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Pension & Benefits

Mental health is essential to our overall well-being and as important as physical health. When we feel mentally well, we can work productively, enjoy our free time, and contribute actively to our communities.

This time of year can be especially stressful for some as the hustle and bustle of the season can easily get overwhelming. It’s important to take time to reflect on how you are feeling and manage your mental well-being before small problems become worse.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Pension & Benefits

Financial health is a key component of your overall well-being. Did you know that financial stress makes you twice as likely to report poor overall health and four times as likely to suffer from sleep problems, headaches or other illnesses? Not only that, but financial stress can lead to more serious health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure and mental health conditions, so it’s important to look after your financial well-being. 

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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Pension & Benefits

Members still have the same protection when travelling outside of Canada. The out-of-country benefit covers eligible expenses when you or an eligible family member have an unforeseen medical emergency and need to seek medical treatment. Information on travel coverage can be found on the Health Plan’s Benefits page.

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