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A Selection of Media Interviews
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Tips for Mending Fences

Manitobans are divided over public health policies...and according to a new survey nearly ninety percent of Manitobans say they don't think those rifts are going to be mended anytime soon. Dr. Jo Ann Unger shares with host Marcy Markusa some pointers on how to mend fences, and patch up fractured relationships in your life.


March 29, 2022

From Pandemic to Endemic: What does the future hold?

Dr. Jo Ann Unger participates on the President's Panel at University of Manitoba's 2021 Homecoming: As Canada enters the fourth wave of COVID-19, we all have questions about what’s next. Join U of M President Michael Benarroch as he speaks with local thought-leaders on what it will look like when COVID-19 becomes endemic.

September 23, 2021

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Mental Health Week: May 3 -9, 2021

On mental health week, clinical psychologist Dr. Jo Ann Unger says it is important to be aware of the stigma that affects so many of us. Alex Karpa of City News reports.

May 6, 2021

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Having Hope for the New Year

A second subdued New Year's Eve is expected to mark the end of another pandemic year. CTV's Renee Rodgers speaks with Dr. Jo Ann Unger about finding the best way forward in 2022.


December 31, 2021

COVID-19 and Kid's Mental Health - CBC Radio Interview with Marcy Markusa

With kids going back to school next's not just COVID-19 and the latest Omicron surge that's top of mind for parents and kids. Stress, anxiety, and depression and other mental health challenges loom large. Dr. Jo Ann Unger, a Child an Adolescent Clinical Psychologist and President of the Manitoba Psychological Society gives tips on how to prevent challenges from getting worse.

January 13, 2022

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Project 11's Check In: Being Proactive

In this podcast, Dr. Jo Ann Unger discusses being proactive for our mental health with Project 11's Suzi Friesen and Don Amero.

February 21, 2021

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Maintaining Friendships during the Pandemic

With the newest restrictions in place allowing two designated people to visit inside homes, one Clinical Psychologist says it’s a positive step in the right direction. Alex Karpa of City News reports.

January 22, 2021

Baking, hobbies helpful during coronvavirus pandemic

Global News interview on the mental health benefits of engaging in the meaningful, new and fun activities.

April 7, 2020

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Back to school mental health

Clinical psychologist Dr. Jo Ann Unger explains, in Global News interview, how families can have honest discussions about mental health and back to school worries.

August 24 2020

App-rehensive: CBC social media experiment uncovers anxiety, discontent in users

Dr. Unger weighs in on the pull of social media, its effect on our mental health and why it is so hard to stop.

May 13, 2019

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New Year's Resolutions

Global News interview with tips on how to make realistic and achievable New Year's Resolutions.

January 1, 2018

Coping with the Holidays

Interview with The Start team of CJOB on tips for coping with the stressors of the holidays.

December 13, 2017

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