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  • August 25, 2016

    Is Gratitude the Key to Mental Wellness?

    With thanksgiving just around the corner, there is good reason to start thinking about the things you are thankful for. However, this tradition may not be the only reason you might want to do so. Giving thanks or practicing gratitude is thought to be beneficial due to the positive effects it can have on mental […]

  • July 28, 2016

    Mental Illness in the Workplace: A Shared Responsibility

    Mental illness in the workplace can be difficult to navigate, for both employees and employers. However, there is a pressing need to deal with the issue. The distress that those with mental illness in the workplace face costs the Canadian economy billions of dollars each year due to loss in productivity from absenteeism and presenteeism […]

  • July 14, 2016

    What did you Learn in School Today? A case for Early Mental Health Education

    In 2015, the Globe and Mail opened conversations about mental health, creating a series called “Open Minds”. As part of their series, they addressed the growing rates of mental health illness in youth, including a statistic from the Mental Health Commission of Canada stating that more than one million youth (defined as ages 9 through […]