Dads Can Also Experience Postpartum Depression

If you thought that only mothers could experience depression after giving birth, a recent presentation at the American Psychological Association tells us that fathers can be affected by it too. Anxiety and... Read more »

New Mental Health and Addictions Model Launched in British Columbia

In order to address mental health and addiction issues, a new model was launched by the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy. The first step is the launch of an... Read more »

Massive Genetic Study Finds Connections Between Psychiatric Disorders

An international team of researchers from the US, UK, China, Singapore, Japan, and Australia has started a project called “Brainstorm Study.” They used a million of people’s genes to find clues on... Read more »

The World Health Organization No Longer Considers Transgender People As Having a Mental Illness

After categorizing video game addiction as a mental health problem, the World Health Organization ruled out gender dysphoria as being a mental illness. Instead of seeing gender incongruence as a mental illness,... Read more »

Lola the Vancouver Fire Trauma Dog Will Help Her Human Colleagues Cope With Stress

An adorable golden retriever that won’t stop smiling for a second has just completed her training and is ready to start her job at the Vancouver Fire. First responders to tragedies like... Read more »

An 11-Year-Old Student in Simcoe County Wrote a Book on Mental Health

Who would have thought that an 11-year-old was interested in writing a book on mental health? Called ‘You Are Never Alone,’ the book was both written and illustrated by Madison McDermott who... Read more »

Daily Routines Are Great For Mental Health, Claims a New Study

It’s bound to happen one night, when you can’t seem to fall asleep. The next day is going to be awful as you try to stay awake and be productive. But how... Read more »

Depression Affects More Young People Than Ever, Say Researchers

In the last years, the numbers of teens and millennials that suffer from major depression have increased in the US. The research was conducted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, which... Read more »

Is Social Media Affecting Our Mental Health?

Canada speaks up on mental illness, and with Mental Health Awareness Week, more Canadians have joined the discussion. But what else can affect mental health? With today’s technology and the Internet, social... Read more »

Poor Diet Can Lead to Mental Health Crisis In Teens

Fiona Hunter has seen a connection between mental health crisis and a poor diet in teenagers. It seems that they might lack the vitamins and minerals, thus making them feel unhappy. The... Read more »