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A beautiful mixed race teenager affectionately embraces her mother as they use a tablet computer to visit and stay connected with family and friends while isolating at home during the Covid-19 pandemic. Social distancing, mental health, and social teleconferencing concepts.

It seems I’m always trying to forge belonging, or fielding a gulf between myself and the community I grew up with. I feel deeply disconnected from my childhood friends and peers, cultural background, and family. My home base. My roots.

Physical activity is not just beneficial for maintaining a healthy body, but also for improving mental health. In fact, research shows that exercise is one of the most effective tools to manage mental health issues like anxiety and depression. Even modest levels of physical activity or low-intensity exercise are beneficial.

Gender is one of many contributing factors in suicide. While women more frequently attempt suicide, men die by suicide more often, accounting for 75% of suicide deaths in Canada each year....

The Skills for Safer Living program is an intervention for people who experience persistent suicide ideation and behaviours. New data on the program’s effectiveness for vulnerable populations compels us to...

Supporting healing for veterans navigating the transition to post-service life.

Imagine, if you will, that you woke up one day and your life was completely unrecognizable. It could happen, for so many reasons, good and bad. What then? Do you fall apart or keep going? Or do you re-imagine what’s possible?

Mental health is a vital aspect of your overall health. As you grow older, you can experience changes in your physical health, social connections, and daily routines that can significantly affect your quality of life, your mood and well-being. 

As a white woman, my culture is slowly moving towards an acceptance of mental health and an understanding of mental illness while persons – particularly men – of colour still struggle under the weight of unbearable cultural stigma.

Canada’s Veterans often experience physical or psychological injuries as a result of their service — and sometimes both. Over the past several years, medical cannabis has emerged as a treatment...