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The Globe And Mail (Feb 20) Paramedics face suicidal thoughts more frequently than other...

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... based on a self-reported sampling of more than 5,000 professionals. The results are surprising some seasoned researchers who've spent years mapping out mental-health disorders in this realm. "The differences ...

CBC (Feb 20) Pregnant women in rural B.C. urged to leave town to deliver

Created on Wednesday, 21 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... than two hours. "The risk will increase incrementally the further you have to travel, " says Kornelsen. A study by Kornelsen and her colleagues published in 2011 found:     The infant ...

ChrisD (Feb 13) U of M Testing Virtual Mental Health Care for Rural Manitobans

Created on Friday, 16 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba is testing ways rural Manitobans can access mental health care supports in a virtual setting. By using “virtual care” technology, the U of M is carrying out a pilot ...

Cision (Feb 12) Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Canadian Medical Students Urge The Government of Canada to Strengthen Response to Indigenous Mental Health and Suicide Crisis OTTAWA, Feb. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Future physicians from across Canada will meet ...

CBC (Feb 11) Canada's first female Indigenous psychiatrist on healing the hearts and minds of her...

Created on Tuesday, 13 February 2018. Posted in Features/Rural/Remote/Aboriginal

...   We know that Indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous kids. And there is myriad evidence that, where conditions like these exist, mental ...

CBC (Feb 2) 'Bringing birth back' to Indigenous women focus of University of Saskatchewan research

Created on Friday, 02 February 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... seemed to me the more we could help them connect with their birth experience, then perhaps it would translate later to improved mental health, improved physical health," she said. Bowen is working on ...

CTV (Jan 30) 'I suffered in silence': Psychologist opens up about his own struggle with mental...

Created on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

'I suffered in silence': Psychologist opens up about his own struggle with mental illness Having dedicated his life to healing others with mental illness, it took years before Dr. Ian Manion realized ...

CBC (Jan 27) Spike in meth use a safety concern for paramedics, ER doctors in Winnipeg

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... Authority recently added six additional mental health beds at the Health Sciences Centre to help deal with meth users coming to the ER. (CBC News ) Earlier this month, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority ...

CBC (Jan 27) MMIWG hearings shed light on lack of mental health services in Canada's north

Created on Monday, 29 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... them. She says violence has become normalized here because people are consumed by mental health issues and addiction. The Northwest Territories has the second highest rate of family violence in the ...

CBC (Jan 23) New revamped DTES clinic aims to take load off ER

Created on Friday, 26 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... the health authority's director of inner city and mental health and substance use. Starting Tuesday Jan. 23, residents will be able to see a physician, a counsellor or a social worker under one roof. ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in Features/Scopes of Practice

... practitioner academic programs since 2008, in neonatology and primary care, and more recently, in mental health and pediatrics. “We are very proud to be offering a program for educating future mental health ...

McGill (Jan 18) McGill a hub for next generations of nurse practitioners

Created on Friday, 19 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... practitioner academic programs since 2008, in neonatology and primary care, and more recently, in mental health and pediatrics. “We are very proud to be offering a program for educating future mental health ...

Ottawa Citizen (Jan 17) CHEO wants to bring special needs, mental health services under one roof

Created on Thursday, 18 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario wants to bring its mental health and special needs services under one roof with a $140-million addition to its Smyth Road campus. The province approved operational ...

thestar (Jan 15) Province should fund psychotherapy by non-doctors, says provincial agency on...

Created on Tuesday, 16 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

... at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in 2015 and was diagnosed with major depression. His psychiatrist suggested he try group psychotherapy — so-called talk therapy — led by a social worker ...

thestar (Jan 10) Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources...

Created on Thursday, 11 January 2018. Posted in News/Latest News

Student 'platform' calls for more mental health, suicide prevention resources in schools Ontario’s student trustees believe the need for better mental health resources and training at schools is so great ...

The Star (18 Dec): It's time to fix medicare's innovation problem

Created on Monday, 18 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... care. Or we can finally get moving with a fundamental rethink of how we organize and finance our own medicare system. The hard reality — reinforced by multiple performance indicators and countless stories ...

Montreal Gazette (Dec 3): Psychotherapy: Quebec to invest $35 million in mental health

Created on Tuesday, 05 December 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

In Quebec, as in other provinces, psychotherapy services are not part of publicly insured health-care services although psychotherapy is a recognized treatment option for common mental disorders. ...

CBC news (Nov 29): Health clinic brings hope to homeless in west Edmonton

Created on Wednesday, 29 November 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... mental health or  blood-borne viruses like hepatitis." The clinic, which already has 60 patients, also helps connect people to other services offered at the wellness centre, such as housing and ...

CBC News (Oct 16):Yukon nurse shortage compromises 'safe, competent and ethical care,' says YRNA

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

... asserting that "a safe and healthy practice environment is a fundamental human right." The YRNA also encouraged the health ministry to ensure that nurses' rights are supported.  "Sufficient ...

Global News (Oct 16): NB experiencing significant shortage of public sector psychologists

Created on Tuesday, 17 October 2017. Posted in News/Latest News

There is a significant shortage of psychologists working in the public sector, which is limiting access to mental health support for low-income families, according to the College of Psychologists of New ...

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