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Pumpkin Spice And Everything Nice?

In the media, fall is a time for wearing sweaters, baking pies, and cozying up by a fire. It’s a time of falling leaves, turkey and pumpkin spice everything. But this vision of fall doesn’t ring true for those of us who experience SAD.

What is SAD?

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Walk or Run for Eli’s Place in the Scotiabank Marathon

WILL YOU JOIN US?

Register for a 5K, Half Marathon or Marathon at this years’ Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon to help open the doors of Eli’s Place.

As Scotiabank covers all the fees associated with online fundraising, 100% of the funds you raise will go directly to Eli’s Place. We encourage you to run for what moves you!

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Men are still struggling with mental health stigma. It’s time to talk about it.

Despite campaigns geared towards destigmatization, the stigma around mental health for men remains intact and is negatively impacting their well-being:

  • rates of mental illness are comparable between men and women, but men are less likely to recognize, talk about, and seek treatment for their illness.
  • up to 10 percent of men experience paternal postpartum depression.
  • 80 percent of people who die by suicide are men.
  • the suicide rate is three times higher for men than it is for women.

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From Patients to Partners: The Recovery Model

When something is not working well or indeed at all, the primary goal is to find a way to repair it. The same thinking applies when that something is a someone, but often there is no fix or repair for a human being that works completely.

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What All Mothers Really Want for Mother’s Day

A Hopeful Future for our Children

There are rural residential long-term treatment centres all around the world with proven results for young adults with serious mental illness. Why doesn’t Canada have one yet?

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