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In any given year, one in five Canadians experiences a mental health or addiction problem, and by the age of 40, one in two Canadians has or has had a mental illness, according to the Centre for Addic...
If my mother's name was Mary, she'd tell me the same thing.
By allowing the term ‘mental illness’ to become overused and devoid of its real meaning, it could even -- at a stretch -- put lives at risk.
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It's a trick used by doctors to calm patients before surgery.
It isn’t this season's 'latest trend', it’s always been there like a pair of well-worn denim jeans.
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It helps boost general happiness, even if you don't need it for clinical treatment.
As opposed to just feeling really stressed.
Crowded rooms are by far the most common everyday panic attack trigger, according to new research. A national study of 1,000 panic attack sufferers conducted by panic disorder specialists bcalm found...
The 18-29 year-old age bracket are the worst offenders.
All new parents have a lot to fret about, but for mums and dads whose babies were born prematurely those worries can build to an overwhelming level. Your baby being born early leaves you with less tim...
When someone you love has high-functioning anxiety, it isn't always obvious. And success in life ― whether recognition at work or, say, being particularly sparkly at a party ― doesn't mean he or she i...
When it comes to mental health, the more people that speak about their experiences, the better. Unfortunately stigma is still a huge issue in society, affecting nine in 10 people with mental health pr...
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I’m telling you all of this because often when people think of mental illness they picture that homeless man on the beach.
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Many people often ask me: "You’re a paramedic, what’s the worst thing you’ve ever seen?”
Let's face it, life throws us constant curveballs.
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The hunger for shared experiences related to mental illness is strong.
Too much accountability for the national suicide rate has been placed at the feet of mental health professionals and services.
An artist with schizophrenia has created a series of images illustrating her hallucinations in the hope of destroying misconceptions around mental health issues. Kate Fenner, 18, was finally diagnosed...
It is closely linked with anxiety and depression among teens.
And twice as many teenage girls are affected as boys.
Sometimes a picture really does say it all ― at least when it comes to explaining anxiety to those who don't understand it. A stunning photo series by photographer Jasmine Kate Blanchard, a 19-year-ol...
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Let's not sugar coat it: Anxiety can be a real nightmare. One of the worst parts about the condition is feeling like you're totally alone in your experience. But here's the good news: You're not. In f...
It's a trait that is traditionally associated with masculinity.
Despite all of the campaigns and the charities and the awareness, we still haven’t been able to eradicate the shame and the guilt.
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Sex makes you happy and the more sex you have the happier you are. You know it's true, but you probably didn't know why — until now. According to a new study published in the Personality and Soc...
Chewing on celery can help.
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One in four people in the UK are affected by mental health issues each year and sportsmen and women are no exception. To encourage players to discuss their mental health, the Rugby Players' Associatio...
Stress and hunger are closely linked.
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Illness anxiety disorder is a serious mental health condition.
Early differences in brain connectivity predict later symptoms, a new study suggests.