Mental Health

It’s #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek in Canada – Many still suffer in silence.

The difference in awareness of mental illness now as compared to even three years ago is astounding. Social media helps a great deal in spreading awareness. I follow several mental health-related handles on Twitter including CAMH, Elephant in the Room, and┬áMental Health Platform, to name a few. They have been and continue to be great… Continue reading It’s #MentalIllnessAwarenessWeek in Canada – Many still suffer in silence.

Anxiety, Depression

Surviving Depression – Help a Friend

I am recovering from depression. What I mean by this is that my chronic depression is well managed and provided I stay on┬ámy medication, I will remain in recovery. Having had three major depressive episodes over the past thirteen year, I'm in a very unique position. I have lived through deep depression, gotten very close… Continue reading Surviving Depression – Help a Friend