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Mild cognitive impairment an early intervention point in the fight against dementia

The World Health Organization has estimated that the number of people worldwide with the most severe form of memory loss–dementia–is expected to triple by...

Enhancing interprofessional care for Diabetes Clinic patients

  St. Joseph's Health Centre’s Diabetes Clinic team is using new strategies that are enhancing their interprofessional approach to care, which have improved wait times...

Stepping toward recovery: Mental Health Day Hospital program

For months, Sharon had not been able to drive, take care of her home or continue her job as a teacher. Her anxiety had...

New mental health website to help address increased demand for services

The past year has been the busiest year in The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario’s (CHEO) almost 40 year history; especially in terms of...

Toldo Neurobehavioral Institute

The Toldo Neurobehavioral Institute (TNI) is a specialized inpatient tertiary mental health hospital located in the heart of the Tayfour Campus of Windsor Regional...

Helping people thrive in the community following discharge from psychiatric hospitals

After a week of in-patient treatment for depression, Joan was stable and doing well. However, she was back in hospital again less than a...

Age-old treatment ‘crawls’ its way back into modern medicine at Rouge Valley

They’re creepy. They’re crawly. But for one Scarborough resident, maggots may have helped to save his leg. When 59-year old Waclaw Tyszkiewicz’s tried to treat...

Friendship, music and laughter: The heart of mental health recovery

By Chonglu Huang Friendship, music and laughter are what bring people together at the #Dual Diagnosis Centre at Providence Care, a vibrant and energetic activities...

Finding myself: A story of struggle and success

Amanda hasn’t had what you call a “charmed life”.  It would be right of you to think she struggled, just based on her past. ...

Running Therapy Group in fight against depression and anxiety

Is exercising a useful form of treatment for depression and anxiety? A pilot research study out of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) and McMaster...

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