The changing weather can have a severe impact on an individual’s mood. You may have noticed that there has been a drop in your energy levels now that winter is in full force. You may be experiencing a change in your ...Continue Reading →
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The effects of eating disorders are as damaging mentally as they are physically and the rate at which people die from the illness is higher than any other mental health issue. To compound this, the age at which people are developing eating disorders is ...Continue Reading →
Marijuana legalization in Canada comes into effect Wednesday, October 18th 2018. “Canadian youth already have one of the highest rates of cannabis use in the world, and Canadians aged 18 to 24 are the most enthusiastic purchasers of weed.”  This is a quote that most ...Continue Reading →
When feeling depressed or living with anxiety, we often lose interest in doing the things we once enjoyed, or we avoid leaving the house as much as we normally would. These feeling are in part due to decreased energy levels and a lack of motivation to participate in day-to-day tasks, as depression ...Continue Reading →
In this video, we hear the stories of various individuals, all of them living with some form of Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder or ADHD. Each participant in the video explains what their day-to-day life is like while suffering from mental illness, and how people with the same diagnosis can typically experience different symptoms.
There is a mental health crisis right now in Ontario – 20% of the working class have missed three or more workdays in a year due to a mental health related concern. This hasn’t gone unnoticed, as the attached video clip from Global News gives us a glimpse inside ...Continue Reading →
We all know how important it is to exercise for optimal physical health, but what if it could improve our mental health as well? One benefit from exercising is the confidence boost we get from feeling fit, but what if there was more to it? Research is suggesting that ...Continue Reading →