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Students worry about rising toll of mental illness: Goar

Alliance of student leaders calls on Ottawa to address rise in mental illness on Canada‚Äôs campuses. It’s time for campuses to address mental illness that affect students, but the change starts with us calling for our schools to take action. – M http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2014/07/22/students_worry_about_rising_toll_of_mental_illness_goar.html ——————————————————————————————————- Long before statistics show a trend, people sense a change in […]

Mental illness is not a sign of weakness

Another example that shows depression has no socio-economic boundary. It’s enlightening to read about a young successful lawyer being able to turn her “weakness” into a strength. Such a powerful read and well written! Remember you are not alone. – M —————————————————— “I also realized in the process that my mental-health struggles were in fact […]

Ontario Health Minister slams Jenny McCarthy for 'outrageously irresponsible' anti-vaccine campaign

It’s unfortunate to know how much influence celebrities have on influencing decisions for people, particularly when it puts other people’s health at risk. The recent outbreak of measles should be a wake up call for parents to immunize and protect not only their own children, but help keep other children healthy as well.

Five Stages Of Depression | Thought Catalog

Came across this article tonight, thought I would share. I feel think I am somewhere in the fourth stage. It really struck me reading the first paragraph and then going further. It makes me optimistic to reach the final stage of acceptance at some point. On the onset of a major depressive episode, sufferers will […]