If you are in crisis, emotional distress, or at risk of suicide call 9-1-1, go to the local hospital emergency room, or call the mental health crisis line at 613-544-4229 or if you are a KHSC staff member, contact Homewood Human Solutions at 1-800-663-1142. Someone is there to help.


Being physically active, eating a nutritious diet, and making healthy lifestyle choices all contribute to our overall physical well-being. But physical wellness also requires us to take personal responsibility for our health. This means paying attention to our body's warning signs, becoming informed about health choices, setting personal goals for health improvement, and knowing when it's time to seek health care attention. Take a moment right now to explore the many tools, resources, and health promotion initiatives that are available to promote your physical well-being.

Physical Activity and Exercise

Explore the Exercise Toolkit, get tips on simple steps you can take to get active, and learn about the single most important thing you can do for your health today.


Learn how to read food labels, choose healthy meals and snacks, calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI), where to access free nutritional counselling and more.

Find out what lifestyle changes you can make to improve your health, wellness, and longevity.

Learn about how you can improve your musculoskeletal health, recognize and address some common risk factors for musculoskeletal injury, and find out what tools and resources are available to help you prevent and manage common musculoskeletal conditions.

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