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Anonymous donor gives Centre for Addiction and Mental Health record $100M

Canada’s largest mental health hospital in Toronto has received a $100 million donation by an anonymous donor that will change the lives of millions of Canadians. This fund, the largest donation for mental health in Canadian history, will create the Discovery Fund to support... Read more

Taking away teen’s phone may not be the answer.

There has been a rising concern for social media platforms and its effect on mental health for teens. However, as counterintuitive as it may sound, simply taking away a teen’s phone is probably no the best thing to do. The use of social media and in large phones, may provide... Read more

Mental health support available for jurors in Saskatchewan

The Jury program for years have been an intimidating duty for the disturbing nature of a criminal, civil trial. Jurors would have to view gruesome photos and evidence of an horrific incident, but not much has been done to help those jurors to cope with the stress and trauma.... Read more

North/West Van schools are promoting mental health literacy.

Schools in North Vancouver and West Vancouver have implemented a mental health literacy course in its high school health class curriculum. These grade 9 students are among the first to formally bring the mental health talk to education admist the nationwide mental health crisis... Read more

Riverview Hospital site to see new centre for adults with mental health and addiction challenges

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has announced a new mental health centre at the Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam. This new facility, aimed to support adults with mental health and addiction challenges, will have 105 beds at a cost of $101 million dollars. After stalling to... Read more

Ex-Canucks star Kevin Bieksa shares touching fan message about mental health

Kevin Bieksa, a defensemen for the Canucks from 2005 to 2015, shared a touching message from a fan about mental health. Bieksa personally affected by Rick Rypien's death in 2011, has established Mindcheck.ca to help others who may be going through the same struggle Rypien was... Read more