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The global community is overlooking a growing crisis.
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The notion that people with mental illness can act as community educators is a radical but relatively novel idea.
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Mental health accommodations aren't about giving students an advantage over others, but giving them a chance to succeed.
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The country needs to stop pretending that the fetishizing of assault rifles and the fantasizing about armed insurrection are somehow completely normal.
What is the best way to share my mental health diagnosis with my child?
People of colour don't talk about mental health enough, she says.
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The need for mental health services for youth is paramount.
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Today marks one year since the loss of a son, a brother, an uncle, a citizen of Ottawa and a member of our Canadian family.
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Privacy legislation is pretty confining, but there are ways to get around it if the medical staff really care.
Everyone should be able to take time off for self-care.
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Untreated mental illness drives addiction, and addiction drives mental illness, creating a vicious cycle that too often is broken by death, not recovery.
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Out of the blue, someone I know professionally wrote me a quick Facebook private message telling me he thinks I'm amazing. Truthfully, I didn't even know how to respond. I read it and sat with it for...
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I was certain something was going to take her away from me, that my time with her was limited. My fear made us prisoner to our home, our safe space. I wanted to run with her to keep her from everyone and anything that could harm her. Going to the grocery store was no longer a chore, it appeared life-threatening.
Mental illness has always been highly stigmatized. Mental Health Month and other awareness programs attempt to bring mental illness out of the shadows, yet many of those who should be leading the fight to de-stigmatize mental illness, my fellow physicians, continue to foster stigma through their actions and words. Many patients have been irreparably harmed by physicians from every area of medicine who don't read, don't listen, and don't care about mental illness.