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Mental Health Commission

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Former Senator Michael Kirby, who helped bring mental illness out of the shadows with his Senate report, is turning over the chairmanship of the Mental Health Commission of Canada to his vice-chair, Toronto psychiatrist David Goldbloom. Many of us with interest in the well-being of people with serious mental illnesses have found the commission to be lacking.
There is nothing newsworthy, unfortunately, in the stories of the many people with treated mental illness who are coping and accomplishing. There is the old adage that when a dog bites a man that's not news. When a man bites a dog, that is news, so most of the media coverage around the mentally ill has to do with crimes.