It’s time to expand assisted-dying legislation to include advance directives for dementia

It’s time to expand assisted-dying legislation to include advance directives for dementia

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

Why is it so hard to get help for mental illness in Canada

Why is it so hard to get help for mental illness in Canada

In Canada, only one in five people with depression gets appropriate treatment. And in Ontario, only one in three patients discharged from psychiatric hospitalization will get a follow-up within the month. Why is Canada doing so poorly in helping people with mental illness?

Are medications helping or hurting children with ADHD?

Are medications helping or hurting children with ADHD?

Over the past twenty years, mental disabilities have overtaken physical disabilities as the leading cause of activity limitations in children. Today, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is three times more likely than asthma to be contributing to childhood disability in the United States.