Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Bell Let’s Talk Day is Wednesday, January 29, 2020

On Bell Let’s Talk Day, Wednesday January 29, 2020, Bell will donate more towards mental health initiatives in Canada by contributing 5¢ for every applicable text, call, tweet, social media video view and use of its Facebook frame or Snapchat filter.     In...

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We lost our son to suicide. Here’s how we survived.

On Sept. 7, 2017, my 31st wedding anniversary, a date marked by happy memories turned tragic. That was when I learned that my 23-year-old son, Garrett, had died by suicide. Two-and-a-half years later, the news that brought me to my knees rings in my memory as if it...

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Is there a shortage of psychiatric beds in British Columbia?

The psychiatric inpatient experience can be very difficult both for patients and their families. But a lack of acute psychiatric beds in British Columbia hospitals has also led to increasing concern. The word acute refers to an illness that quickly becomes very...

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