The revelation that a Supreme Court of Canada justice has suffered for 20 years from depression and anxiety disorders has one bright side. Clément Gascon’s plight is, of course, terribly sad. The 59-year-old justice announced last month that he will be stepping down from the highest court for personal and family reasons in September. But from the perspective of those seeking to destigmatize mental illness, his example is proof that it can hit anyone – and that those affected can also function at the highest levels, in jobs demanding tremendous concentration, discretion and discipline.  Read the rest of this editorial at The Globe and Mail…

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