Active Minds: Changing the Conversation About Mental Health

“Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.”

“Self-help is the best help”. Self-help means always trying to help yourself without depending on others. If means that whatever you can do or you are in a position to do, you should do it.

Battling the Stigma

The issue of mental health on campus has become a solemn one. The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) has released their submission to the Ontario government on the status and [...]

Feeling Overworked? You Must Be Canadian

By Catherine Ballantyne-Choo This article presents some results of a study done by Towers Watson about the workplace in Canada and the United States. According to the study, 89% of [...]

When Your Friend Has The Blues

By Vincent Cuevas   For students, there are many stresses that we deal with throughout the year that can cause us to feel depressed or mentally unwell. It is very likely [...]

Major Pharma Companies

Mental health drug research is no longer a top priority for major pharmaceutical companies, as published by two recent studies in the medical journal Science Translational Medicine.   The study, [...]

Overcoming Cocaine Addiction

An addiction is the continued use of mood and behaviour altering substances that threaten an individual’s health. It is a multi factor problem that changes the physiology of the brain [...]

Another Dimension in Workplace Safety

By Inderjeet Kaur   The Alberta government and the Canadian Mental Health Association are being sued by the family of a woman who was killed by a “mentally ill client” [...]

Building Resilience

In a world where uncertainly lingers near every decision and change is at the threshold of progress, we yearn for strong and enduring relationships that can withstand the weather the [...]