Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't See

PLEASE READ BELOW: 1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetimes. The other 4 will have a friend, family member or collea.

Excellent video about mental health from Neinstein & Associates in collaboration with Put Up Your Dukes

PLEASE READ BELOW: 1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from mental illness at some point in their lifetimes. The other 4 will have a friend, family member or collea.

Alzheimer's Research in Canada

of Canadians With Alzheimer's Disease Are Women

TEDxWaterloo - Alicia Raimundo - Mental Health Superhero

Alicia Raimundo has been a mental health advocate since she was after she experienced serious bouts of suicidal ideation as the result of her depression .

Here's a chart of the proportion of calls that the Kids Help Phone receives. Is anyone surprised about the higher rate of mental health calls?

Here's a chart of the proportion of calls that the Kids Help Phone receives. Is anyone surprised about the higher rate of mental health calls?

Read more about expatlogue's second session of mindfulness therapy in treatment of depression. This blog is about the body scan.

Mindfulness in Depression Relapse Prevention - The Body Scan

These days you might hear the term “Focused Resume” or “Focused Job Search”. It is a term that is full of meaning but unless you’ve had someone sit down and explain it to you, you might still be guessing.

Great documentary from David Suzuki on the link between mental illness and cannabis.

Documentaries

Toronto Star series on Mental Health: The road to diagnosis is filled with twists and turns.

Mental Health: The road to diagnosis is filled with twists and turns

Before treatment begins, doctors must find a diagnosis based on symptoms.

Homeless Joe as he likes to be called stands in front of his handmade shelter in Toronto. Joe, a.k.a. Real Leclair, was recently approved for disability funding which will allow him to find a home of his own.     Click to read the entire Toronto Star article.

Mental Health expert: ‘No excuses’ for mentally ill to fall through cracks

The move from hospital to community is a fragile stage for the mentally ill. Yet the system fails often, and fails big. One doctor thinks she has a solution that will cost the country nothing

Join our live webchat with Dr. David Goldbloom on depression on October 23, 2:30 pm ET.

David Goldbloom, CAMH Senior Medical Advisor, talks about depression --its symptoms and treatments-- in a new video. Goldbloom will answer questions .

Transforming Lives Awards celebrate extraordinary people who have overcome or are overcoming the challenges of living with mental illness and/or addiction

Transforming Lives Awards celebrate extraordinary people who have overcome or are overcoming the challenges of living with mental illness and/or addiction

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