Healthy living

Find information about the risks of problematic substance use, smoking and vaping. Learn about healthy pregnancy and environmental factors that can affect your health.

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Mental health and wellness

Mental illness, suicide prevention, PTSD, cannabis, mental health.

Being active

Benefits, promoting physical activity, playing safe, active transportation.

Substance use

Legal and illegal drugs, cannabis and alcohol, how and where to get help, the effects of stigma.


Advice during COVID-19, healthy eating, reproductive health, food safety, folic acid and neural tube defects, oral health.

Postpartum, child and infant health

Postpartum health, infant care, sleep safety, childhood obesity, National Child Day.

Smoking, vaping and tobacco

Vaping, tobacco products, effects of smoking, second-hand smoke, prevention, quitting.

Health and the environment

Climate change, air quality, sun safety, water quality, pests and pesticides, chemicals, home and garden safety.

Youth health

Mental health and wellness, quitting smoking, bullying, substance use, cybersafety, violence and abuse, sexual health.

Aging and seniors

Elder abuse, age-friendly communities, injury prevention, mental health and support.

Sexual health

Getting tested, preventing, managing and treating sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections.

Blood, organ and tissue donation

How to register as a donor, and how donations improve the health of people living in Canada.

Dental and oral health

Oral health, how to apply for dental benefits and industry guidance.

Injury prevention

Household chemical safety, playing sports safely, safety at home and outdoors, holiday safety, injury tracking.

Travel health and safety

COVID-19, travel health notices, advice before you go, while you're away, your safety and security outside Canada.

Hand hygiene

When and how to wash your hands properly.

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