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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Jun 26th, 2024

Frightening, painful or distressing experiences happen to everyone at some point. It’s when these experiences cause disruptions to our usual functioning that we refer to them as traumatic. Our responses…

Fast Facts about Mental Health and Mental Illness
Jul 19th, 2021

Mental health and mental illness: what’s the difference? Mental health and mental illness are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. “Mental health” is a concept similar…

Medications for Mental Illness
Dec 5th, 2018

The decision to use medication—or any other treatment—is an ongoing conversation between you and your doctor. Since you are the most important part of your treatment plan, your choices and…

Care for the Caregiver
Aug 30th, 2018

More and more Canadians take care of friends, family members, and loved ones of all ages living with a mental health problem, whether they live together at home or not….

Supporting a Loved One
Feb 28th, 2016

When someone you love has been diagnosed with a mental illness, you feel a mixture of emotions. Concern, compassion, disbelief, anger, relief, anxiety, grief, love, guilt…any and all of these…

Myths About Mental Illness
Feb 28th, 2016

Mental illnesses affect everyone in some way. We all likely know someone who has experienced a mental illness at some point. Yet there are still many hurtful attitudes around mental…

Mental Illnesses in the Workplace
Feb 28th, 2016

Work is important to our well-being. In addition to the income it brings, it can be a big part of our identity, how we understand our skills, and a way…

Mental Illnesses
Feb 28th, 2016

What do you think of when you hear that someone is experiencing a mental illness? Some people feel concern, fear, or confusion. Some even avoid those who experience mental illnesses….