More than defunding police needed to fix ‘broken’ mental health system: experts

Before moving to Toronto, Dr. Kwame McKenzie ran a mental health service in north London, U.K. When someone with psychosis or another serious form

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More calls to mental health helplines in Alberta due to COVID-19

Mental health helplines in the province are seeing an increase in COVID-19 related calls, which experts say is encouraging as people are seeking help. Alberta’s

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Inside the ‘red zone’ of Montreal’s Douglas Mental Health University Institute – Montreal

There are no shortcuts in getting ready to enter a restricted area where COVID-19 patients are being treated as they recover from the deadly

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‘Left to fend for himself’: Man killed by police had no access to mental health care, judge finds

When David McQueen was fatally shot by police in 2016 after opening fire on his own neighbourhood, his life had spiralled into a “horrendously difficult

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Mental health impacts of overcoming a natural disaster

As Fort McMurray begins to clean up from devastating floods, it’s also bringing back memories for many who lived through the wildfires in 2016.

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Muslim youth gather virtually to offer mental, spiritual support during Ramadan – Halifax

Muslims from all over the world have started to observe the holy month of Ramadan on Friday. It’s a time when Muslims spend their

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Crucifixion 001 (Epitaph II)

Acrylic on canvas ~ 14" x 18" This painting was originally intended as a ‘study’ for a larger more involved and detailed painting. One

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New mental health support program available through University of Alberta

The COVID-19 pandemic has created increased concerns about mental health, and a new program from the University of Alberta looks to provide support in

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Looking to use mental health apps during self-isolation? Consider these tips

In times of heightened stress and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, some people are more inclined to seek mental health support online — especially if they

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Coronavirus: 5 tips to find the best mental health tools online

As the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to rise across Canada, so, too, has anxiety and stress related to the pandemic. Related

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