Home 2006 October

Monthly Archives: October 2006

New hope in the battle against chronic mental illness

Christina's son was almost 18 years old and about to graduate from Grade 12 when she noticed something was wrong. His sleep patterns were...

Rouge Valley sends hope to Baffin Island

Word of Rouge Valley's expertise in mental health has spread far and wide. Just ask Jim Hall. The Child and Youth Therapist's book, Creating Courage:...

Royal Victoria Hospital’s program helps staff butt out

Michele DeHetre is a quitter and, she's pretty proud of that fact. It means she's joined an elite group of people who have chosen...

A hospital without walls: Delivering quality care closer to home

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, one in every five Canadians will have a mental health problem at some point in their lives....

Light therapy and antidepressant equally effective treatments for seasonal affective disorder

Bright artificial light therapy is as effective as antidepressant medication in the treatment of winter depression, say Canadian psychiatry researchers in a new study...

Humber River Regional Hospital’s Hug & Hold Program: Helping pediatric patients and their families...

It's early Wednesday morning and two-year-old Malachi has arrived at Humber River Regional Hospital for surgery. He is busy playing with a bright yellow...

Finding refuge from addiction at Humber River Regional Hospital

Eating a balanced diet, writing a daily journal and exercising regularly are activities that Kevin can't imagine living without these days. But that wasn't...

Addiction services program focuses on the family

Switch on any entertainment show on any given day, and chances are you will hear about an actor, pop star or other well-known personality...

Living life to the fullest motivates rehabilitation success

In January 2006, Marie Ellison was hospitalized for a diverticulitis attack, caused by the inflammation of her intestinal tract, and while in hospital suffered...

Latest News