Tag Archives: mental health

Does your teen have an attitude problem or are they depressed?

In my experience as a psychotherapist working with adolescents who suffer from depression, I’ve noticed that parents usually don’t identify their teen as depressed. Parents will often come into therapy and say they have a child who is defiant and has … Continue reading

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Moody, sleep-deprived or depressed? Why teens need more sleep

  As we’re nearing the end of Mental Health Week, I want to bring some attention to the critical relationship between depression and sleep, particularly in teens. I also spoke about this issue for Mental Health Week on Global News. … Continue reading

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What about MEN who have postpartum depression?

Depression in men can be difficult to recognize, both for the man and anyone close to him. With Mental Health Week coming up, I’d like to discuss depression in men and new dads, which seems to be forgotten. As a … Continue reading

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Mindyourmind Interview

mindyourmind is a youth mental health program that provides info, resources, and coping tools for young people who are struggling with mental health issues, self-harm behaviour, and suicide. The program works to reduce stigma and increase help-seeking behaviour. Recently, mindyourmind … Continue reading

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Mental Health Initiatives in Canada

In recent months, there has been so much support for mental health in Canada, an area of our well-being that has largely been ignored in the past. With Bell Media’s 10 million dollar donation to CAMH announced just a few … Continue reading

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