Tag: toronto

Raptors fans rally to support NBA All-Star DeMar DeRozan in battle over depression.

Since the Raptors Demar DeRozan broke his silence a few weeks ago about his struggles with depression, he’s been overwhelmed with the response he’s getting from fans. DeRozan first went public about dealing with depression on Twitter in mid-February¬†and he’s been hearing from people ever since. His message resonated with a group of young fans […]

Sick Not Weak.

What an inspiring and fierce campaign that was launched by the SickKids Foundation. It’s empowering in a sense, in that there’s been a shift from sickness being seen as a weakness to battling sickness being seen as fierce.  Wonderful to see both patients and the staff who provide the necessary and often life-saving care presented […]

Need Help?

Recently my mom asked me for help in finding her friend’s daughter an affordable therapist/ psychologist/ or psychiatrist. In Ontario (similar to many other places), often the quickest way to get help is to pay out of pocket for the services pertaining to mental health. Although OHIP does cover psychiatry, in places such as Toronto […]

Day 23-35

Hola! Long time no talk…or write. So I just got back from Costa Rica serving on a Global Health medical mission! It was an awesome experience and I learned so much from the people in those communities and got to immerse myself into a new culture. It’s so refreshing to see how people can persevere […]

Day 18-22

Well it’s been awhile! Toronto had a major ice storm come through and create havoc for thousands of people across the region. Lost power for two days! I did get a bit lazy though when the power did end up coming back haha. I was fortunate though, there are some people that I know of […]