News & Events

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In the News...

June 20, 2011

Conference Board of Canada releases numbers of mental illness in the workplace.

A recent report says mental illness is faced by 45 per cent of workers and managers. Read more here.

Ottawa will fund a national mental health strategy.

The federal government will provide funding to create the first Canadian-wide standards to address workplace and mental health. Read more about it on theGlobeandMail.com.

June 9, 2011

Report: 17,000 people are hospitalized every year as a result of self-harm.

Read  more on CBC.ca.

Nova Scotia's mental health court has been operating since 2009. Now, another province - Manitoba - is creating one.

Read more on CBC.ca.

June 7, 2011

Can an old-fashioned letter reduce post-traumatic stress disorder in soldiers?

The GlobeandMail.com looks into the latest research. Read the article here.

Do our bodies need carbohydrates to be heatlhy?

The Guardian.co.uk explores the important role carbs play in our overall health and their important place in our diet. Read the article here.