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“Carry It” Toolkit to prevent opioid overdose
Aug 6th, 2021

Your campus needs to prevent and respond to opioid overdoses.  The opioid overdose crisis in Canada is real and growing. It claimed 4,460 lives in 2018 alone. And youth are at high risk. …

Dec 5th, 2018

Many of us lead busy lives. We are busy thinking about yesterday and busy planning for tomorrow. When we focus on the past and future, we aren’t paying a lot of attention…

Dec 5th, 2018

Many people find that the simple act of talking with family and friends can help them see a new perspective, solve a problem, or simply feel supported. Sometimes talking with…

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…

Overdose Prevention
Aug 31st, 2018

What is an overdose?  Overdose occurs when someone takes one or more drugs in a quantity or combination that exceeds what their body can handle. Overdose can happen with many…

Preventing Suicide
Feb 28th, 2016

Suicide. It’s a difficult topic to bring up. However, when someone talks about suicide or brings up concern for a loved one, it’s important to take action and seek help…

Toward Recovery
Feb 26th, 2016

Recovery from a mental illness is expected. And it’s not necessarily an end point—it can be a process that you work on no matter where you are in (or out…