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CBC Radio Interview with Katie Simpson #SexEdSavesLives

This is an interview I did (13 July 2018) with CBC's Katie Simpson regarding Doug Ford's plan to scrap Ontario's sex-ed curriculum. "Rehtaeh Parsons's father, Glen Canning, explains why he strongly disagrees with the Ontario government's decisio [...]

We Need to Talk About Suicide #EndTheStigma #MentalHealth

Today in Canada approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide and approximately 210 others will attempt it. Five years ago my daughter was one of those people, and five years later the pain is just as great as it ever was. If regrets a [...]

Stephen Hawking on Depression

World-renowned theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and best selling author Stephen Hawking is known for providing complex insights into space, time, and theoretical physics. In a recent talk, the iconic man applied his brilliant mind to a more e [...]

2018-01-09T23:11:12+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Stephen Hawking on Depression

Sad news in #Halifax #endthestigma #mentalhealth

This morning I read the story of a young Halifax woman who had a mental health crisis and her experience at the hands of the Halifax police. For those negatively commenting on her story, either on Facebook or other social media websites: Please [...]

2016-12-13T12:12:47+00:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sad news in #Halifax #endthestigma #mentalhealth

Remembering #JamieHubley #mentalhealth

Today marks the 5th anniversary of Jamie Hubley's death. Jamie's family is very much on my mind. I hope they can find a memory to smile about today, and everyday. The following was written by a young man inspired by Jamie. He is one of many. On thi [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:40+00:00October 15th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Remembering #JamieHubley #mentalhealth

The Lifeline – an app for Suicide Prevention and Awareness

The LifeLine is “Canada’s National Suicide Prevention and Awareness App.”  Lifeline offers access and guidance to support for those suffering in crisis and those who have suffered the devastating loss of a loved one from suicide. Lifeline Canada Fo [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , |2 Comments
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