Mental health … the hard conversation

Why is it so hard to talk about mental illness? Despite being so common, mental illness continues to be met with such widespread stigma. Many adults and youth don’t talk about it because they are afraid of being judged, alienated and thought as “a crazy person.” According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, over… Read more »

Tackling Depression Through Exercise

This article was submitted by Eve Pearce. There have been many studies conducted into the effects of exercise on people suffering from depression and other mental health conditions. The majority of these studies have concluded that exercise generally has a beneficial effect and can alleviate some of the symptoms of depression. Exercise can be as… Read more »

Nutrition And Mental Health: The Critical Link

This article was submitted by Eve Pearce. There are many roads to improved mental health, and many of them are ones we walk ourselves: reintroducing favourite hobbies into our lives, socializing with people who understand our struggles, exercising regularly, and more. One potentially critical factor that is often overlooked is the influence of diet on… Read more »