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Alex Barankevych

In memoriam: Dr. Manon Charbonneau

It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Dr. Manon Charbonneau, a clinical psychiatrist, a cherished former board member of the Mental ...
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The Mental Health Commission of Canada and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences launch a national demonstration project to advance schizophrenia treatment and care delivery in Canada

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) are collaborating on a nationwide demonstration project to ...
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How to find a 2SLGBTQIA+ mental health service provider

Trying to find a therapist is a lot like dating but let me introduce a new variable – trying to find a therapist – or ...
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Bread and butter: money and mental health

Butter just cost me $8. And I live in a major urban centre – I don’t even live in a rural or remote area of ...
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Plain language: it’s not just for kids anymore

An accessible and inclusive workplace contributes to good mental health at work. Using plain language in your communications is a good place to start.
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Tips for Helping Children Cope with Change

Navigating change and life transitions can bring fear, doubt, and anxiety.  For young children, the addition of a new sibling or care person, entering daycare, ...
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How to protect your mental health at work

Work is such a big part of our lives. And stress is a part of life. But when workplace stress reaches beyond normal levels and ...
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When it’s time to hand in your notice to go in search of yourself

I was resigning, in the truest sense of the word. I was conceding defeat without being checkmated. I had come to accept that something undesirable ...
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Everything you always wanted to know about therapy but were afraid to ask

Choosing to go to therapy may feel scary and overwhelming. Some may even have the belief that a therapist tells you what to do to ...
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