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Videoconferencing technology bridges gaps in mental healthcare

By Peri Elmokadem For a patient with an #addiction problem, timing is everything. The sooner their health care professionals can get them on their way...

Addiction treatments reach those who need it most

For Dr. Meldon Kahan, medical director of the Substance Use Service at Women’s College Hospital (WCH), the traditional model of treating addiction – waiting...

The power of a picture: Enhancing the patient experience with photoVoice

Many of you have heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words”. What if that picture meant even more?  Athena, a patient...

Death by hopelessness

Are we assessing and treating mental illness with the same urgency as we are physical complaints?  This becomes one of those columns with more...

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