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Bridging a gap: New program

A recent article in The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry noted that, "As health-care delivery continues to evolve into community-centred care, the roles and functions...

Study shows free psychotherapy to be an effective and much-needed service

An evaluation of the Brief Psychotherapy Centre for Women has shown that time-limited psychotherapy is so successful that it should be a model for...

Endoscopic ultrasound at St. Joseph’s Health Care London first for academic centres in Ontario;...

St. Joseph's Health Care London is leading the way in Ontario with the introduction of endoscopic ultrasound, a technology that helps in the diagnosis...

Mental Health and Addictions: A new approach at St. Joseph’s Health Care London

With a new approach to care, St. Joseph's Health Care London is offering renewed hope for people suffering from both addiction and mental illness....

CREW program offers mental health clients an innovative work opportunity

From fixing corrals, to painting fences, to burning brush and cutting trees, Derrick Seabrook, 39, says he's found his calling. As a client...

Hospital discharge liaison team eases transition for geriatric psychiatry patients into the community

"This place is like a palace," said 78-year-old Alvin Locke six months ago of his new home in a London, Ontario long-term care facility....

Recreation Therapy and Mental Health: Helping people help themselves

Recreation and leisure may seem to describe time spent doing nothing of importance, but an allied health-care professional will quickly tell you that recreation...

Psychiatric Patient

The Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO) was established in 1983 as an arm's length program of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to...

Back in the Game: Study Links Negative Mood Disturbances to Sports Concussions

Researchers from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (Toronto Rehab) and the University of Toronto (U of T) have documented for the first time that negative...

Spotlight on Dr. Shelina Musaji

My first mission with MSF was to Turkmenistan, where I worked on a tuberculosis (TB) program for one year. Turkmenistan has an endemic rate...

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