Reducing the stigma associated with mental illness through the arts

When internationally-acclaimed Canadian musician, Chantal Kreviazuk, shared her connection with mental illness at the Imagine Film Festival hosted by Ontario Shores Centre for Mental...

Extended training program: A recipe for success

Eddie Kwong presents his tarragon chicken dish to Chef Burpee and answers the chef’s questions with an enthusiastic “Yes, chef!” and “No, chef!” Visitors...

Naturopathic treatments can help depression

In 1992, two years after graduating college, naturopathic doctor Peter Bongiorno was preparing himself for future study in conventional medicine. He began with pre-doctoral...

Lakeridge Health opens minds on the front lines

“What words do we use in our society to describe someone with a mental illness?” Allison Potts asks Lakeridge Health emergency department staff during...

Mood and anxiety program for adolescents and young adults provides timely access...

Two years ago Hannah felt sad. She lost interest in activities she once enjoyed, became withdrawn and focused on bad thoughts. Hannah was 12...

The same in (almost) every way: Study shows identical twins are not genetically identical

While identical twins are the same in many ways, a new study shows that their genes are a surprising exception to the rule. Using...

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