New stepping stone to help ease transition to more independent lifestyle for patients

Those of us who have moved from one home to another know the stress and upheaval it can cause in our lives. For patients...

New space for child and adolescent mental health

It’s been 10 years since St. Joseph’s Health Centre inToronto(St. Joe’s) first opened its Child and Adolescent Mental Health program in what was renovated...

Mental health patients benefit from new facilities and recovery based care

The years ahead promise exciting developments as Grand River Hospital works to instill hope and foster recovery for people in the Waterloo Region living...

Mental health care closer to home

Margareta Rawlins was a bit anxious but mostly excited when she heard her husband, who was receiving care atSt. Joseph’s Regional Mental Health Care...

Canadians experience barriers to psychological care

People often say that everyone is affected by cancer – everyone knows someone who has had it. I would say the same about mental...

Climbing mountains to raise awareness of child and adolescent mental illness

In July of 2011, a dedicated group of individuals, community members and staff at Markham Stouffville Hospital began their journey to raise awareness of...

Raising young students’ awareness about mental health issues through the arts

This spring Workman Arts changed more than 3300Ontariostudents’ opinions about mental health issues. Those students, in grades 4 to 8, attended special free performances of...

On the ‘road’ to recovery: Social worker turned personal experience with depression into innovative...

“It’s given me something to live for,” says Stephanie, a 16-year-old who suffers from clinical depression. Referring to a unique running program for teens,...

Ontario Shores opens borderline personality and self-regulation clinic

When Amanda Germain’s husband lost his battle with cancer, the sudden emptiness was a shock. After spending every moment as his caregiver she found...

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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