CANADIAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION

Don't Believe This Research, Antidepressants Work

A research report on anti-depressant use out of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario strikes me as a denial of mental illness and a denial of the need to relieve suffering from mental illness when we can. For those with a severe clinical depression, anti-depressants are needed.
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Stop Blaming Me for my Daughter's Mental Illness

As the parent of someone with a severe schizoaffective disorder, I'm used to being viewed with suspicion. Even with recent decades of robust research in neuroscience, parental caregivers soon learn that their interactions with the mental health system will be filled with blame.

Has Our Mental Health System Gone Mad?

The Canadian Psychiatric Association just released a position paper with recommendations to improve the system. Psychiatrists are so fed up with the regressive way our society treats those with serious mental illness that they are speaking up and making demands on behalf of some of the most vulnerable in our society.