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New treatment for bipolar depression could have fewer side effects

By Vivian Sum “People who come to us have symptoms so severe that they are not able to enjoy their life, work or relationships,” says...

New options for those living with mood and anxiety disorders

By Donna Harris For people living with mood and anxiety disorders, timely access to the right clinical supports can make all the difference in the...

Ontario Shores celebrates a century of care

By Melissa Quinlan Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) is celebrating 100 years of helping individuals living with mental illness. The organization’s journey...

Screening for mental health in the emergency department

By Jasmine Sikand Arriving at a hospital Emergency Department (ED), patients may expect to be asked their medical condition and history as a way to...

New tool strives to create healthier workplaces by predicting and preventing employee depression

By MJ Deschamps It was in a paediatrician’s office following the birth of his daughter that Dr. JianLi Wang was first inspired to develop a...

Major traumatic injury increases risk of mental health diagnoses, suicide

People who experience major injuries requiring hospital admission, such as car crashes and falls, are at substantially increased risk of being admitted to hospital...

What suicide notes teach us about experiences with mental illness

By Sean O’Malley Can the study of suicide notes help clinicians in their efforts to prevent suicide? That is the premise of a new study...

Greater mental health support for patients in rehab

By Natalie Chung-Sayers She was a pedestrian victim of a car’s collision. After a critical period in emergency then undergoing surgeries to repair broken bones...

Improving care for people with complex mental health needs

By Steven Gallagher A new and innovative program at Niagara Health is enhancing care and access to services for people with complex mental health needs. The...

Suicide prevention: Can we harness social media to help save lives?

By Catherine Lewis What if we could predict who was at high risk for suicide, long before they were actually in physical danger? If it sounds...

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