Taking care of your mental health is critical — but there's still a stigma about seeking therapy to manage your own wellbeing. In our series, "This Could Help," we'll explore how to get started with therapy and fit it in to your life and your budget. We'll answer the questions you've been wondering, and show you the ways therapy can benefit you and the people you love. Whether you're struggling or just want to make sure you're on the right track, support is available, and it really can help.

This expert-backed advice will make the search for therapy less overwhelming.
Here's what to expect during the initial appointment.
Knowing it's important to seek help doesn't do all that much good if getting help is out of your grasp.
Here are a few key signs that your child might need outside help, and how to get started.
He discovered that suicide had surpassed HIV as the leading cause of death for gay and bisexual men in Canada.
Indigenous activist Shania Pruden talks about the generational impact.
Go in with a plan so it's easy for your boss to say yes.
The first step is realizing that you're doing it.
Prioritizing myself has been crucial to me being a good parent to my son.
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Remember that you have nothing to be embarrassed about.
Therapists share what to do if "nothing happened" since your last session — and why that's ultimately a good thing.
It might sound trite, but self-care is really important.
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