Mental Health

A global uprising against rape case injustices

A global uprising against rape case injustices

Tens of thousands of people marched in Spain in April, protesting for three days over a court’s failure to convict five men of the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman during the Pamplona bull-running festival in 2016. The men had offered to walk the teenager to her car, but instead they took her to the […]

When a new mom has disturbing and uncontrolled thoughts about hurting her baby, help is available

When a new mom has disturbing and uncontrolled thoughts about hurting her baby, help is available

Postpartum OCD is frequently misdiagnosed and misunderstood – but it is treatable   In January, a new mother in California became part of a viral Facebook post that described her baby’s four-month postpartum checkup. As a result of the thoughts she shared with her health care providers, the police were called and she was escorted […]

Social media can help drive health-care change

Social media can help drive health-care change

Sometimes it’s just not enough to heal the body

Sometimes it’s just not enough to heal the body

Seeing Red on World AIDS Day

Seeing Red on World AIDS Day

Three years later: Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word”

Three years later: Robin Williams and reporting on the “S-word”

We need to talk about male suicide

We need to talk about male suicide

Political scientist Shannon Sampert says not enough is being done to help the group of Canadians who are most likely to die by suicide — men, especially those who are middle-aged.

Kids with autism have a significantly higher risk of drowning than the general population

Kids with autism have a significantly higher risk of drowning than the general population

Public health ignores men’s suicide

Public health ignores men’s suicide

Individuals with developmental disabilities are an invisible population in Canada’s mental health system

Individuals with developmental disabilities are an invisible population in Canada’s mental health system