Openness on mental health is just what we need

Openness on mental health is just what we need

Far too many young lives are tragically lost every year in this province because for a time in their lives they cannot see over the mountaintop of hopelessness. Nobody thinks it can happen in their family until it does. Often, we get so caught up with living that we...

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Alfred Andrew’s road to recovery

Alfred Andrew’s road to recovery

After almost 40 years of substance use and rounds of homelessness and living on the street, Alfred Andrew is now sober and working to help others who are struggling as he once did. Alfred lives in Campbell River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He now works in...

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Openness on mental health is just what we need

Far too many young lives are tragically lost every year in this province because for a time in their lives they cannot see over the mountaintop of hopelessness. Nobody thinks it can happen in their family until it does. Often, we get so caught up with living that we...

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How do I talk to my young daughter about my depression?

Michelle Young is a first-time mother who lives with her family in Ottawa, Ontario. She’s an avid reader with a passion for writing. Michelle’s very personal story—How do I talk to my young daughter about my depression?—was published in The Globe and Mail on October...

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Canadian students call for help with mental health issues

Students in Canada continue to face numerous challenges to their mental well-being. With increased awareness and rising rates of mental illness, campus counselling and other mental health services are often overwhelmed. In fact, the percentage of students prescribed...

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