Our system leaves the onus on moms to "figure out this illness on their own," advocates say.
Patricia Tomasi is a former broadcast journalist with <em> CFRB, CBC, CTV</em>, and <em>Global TV</em> in Toronto, Vancouver, Timmins, and Thunder Bay. She also spent a decade as a communications and media relations officer for the <em>Ontario Ministry of Transportation</em> and the <em>Office of the Ombudsman of Ontario</em>. <br> <br> Patricia turned to mental health writing after suffering from anxiety and depression, postpartum anxiety and postpartum depression. She's also raising a daughter with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette's Syndrome. As a writer, Patricia is joining the effort of so many to raise awareness and eliminate the stigma of mental illness. <br> <br> Join Patricia's Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Facebook Support Group at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/outoftheblueppd/ <br> <br> How to contact Patricia: <br> <br> Blog: <a href="http://www.patriciatomasiblog.wordpress.com" rel="nofollow">www.patriciatomasiblog.wordpress.com</a> <br> Email: <a href="http://firstname.lastname@example.org" rel="nofollow">email@example.com</a> <br> Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/PatriciaVTomasi" rel="nofollow">https://twitter.com/PatriciaVTomasi</a> <br> Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/PatriciaVTomasi/" rel="nofollow">https://www.facebook.com/PatriciaVTomasi/</a> <br> Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/patriciavtomasi/" rel="nofollow">https://www.instagram.com/patriciavtomasi/</a>
Women in Canada aren't properly screened, assessed or treated, researchers say.
06/08/2018 14:25 EDT
Brexanolone is getting closer and closer to being approved.
05/30/2018 14:50 EDT
Experts say Canada is playing catch-up, and moms are suffering.
05/01/2018 15:36 EDT
They're calling for warnings and a boycott.
04/25/2018 11:33 EDT
Most women suffer from childbirth fear in silence.
04/20/2018 06:57 EDT
Where are our pregnancy badges, massages, and limo rides?!
03/08/2018 10:41 EST
Advocates say healthcare workers need better training.
02/13/2018 16:15 EST
There has been barely a blip about maternal mental health in any meaningful way during the past eight years of Bell Let's Talk.
01/30/2018 13:18 EST
"Women in Canada are getting the short straw, time and time again."
01/22/2018 15:15 EST
"No one should be afraid to be truthful with a doctor."
01/22/2018 10:48 EST
Help put your child at ease while providing them with a lot of amusement, too.
12/08/2017 15:03 EST
New mothers face unique barriers.
11/15/2017 16:55 EST
People who need help already languish on wait lists, and that may not change.
10/07/2017 16:01 EDT
Not all screen time is bad.
10/02/2017 15:43 EDT
"It doesn't have to keep you from having an awesome life."
09/11/2017 17:53 EDT
The week before school, I make an appointment to meet with her new teacher privately.
08/29/2017 11:47 EDT
It all starts with the parents.
08/22/2017 17:04 EDT
It's crazy to expect a new mother with postpartum depression (PPD) to attend regular therapy sessions. That's if she can get access to therapy at all what with the ongoing shortage of psychiatrists and psychotherapists across Canada and the U.S.
05/17/2017 11:45 EDT
I'm 40 now, and have supposedly already successfully processed through this stuff. And it STILL triggered me, so I can't imagine how an adolescent with a mental illness would feel while watching this series. Bottom line, if you intend to watch the series, watch it with a friend or better yet, an adult you trust.
04/19/2017 02:45 EDT
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