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Calgary man's 8 days of 'despair' waiting for help in ER not surprising, experts say

Harold Lovell, from Calgary, had to wait 8 days in "Frustration and despair" in a Calgary emergency department to get mental health treatment. Experts say this is not unique or even surprising. Rising numbers of Calgarians with similar challeneges are facing the same obstacles... Read more

Clothing line founder brings mental health awareness in fashion

A St. John's woman is making sure that discussing mental health stays in fashion through her speciality clothing line. Jennifer O'Quinn, owner and founder of Display Rules, started an online-only clothing line in February but it's already now in three different clothing stores... Read more

B.C. Wildfires 2018: Mental health a concern as smoke chokes province

The Canadian Mental Health Association is urging B.C. residents to practise self-care and good mental wellness during this prolonged stretch of poor air quality caused by the more than 500 wildfires burning around the province. That may include getting lots of rest, exercising... Read more

Marcus Morris Shares How Celtics Helped Him Address, Improve Mental Health

The veteran big man, Marcus Morris, was contemplating quitting basketball altogether when he was traded to the Boston Celtics. As Morris detailed in a story with ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan, Morris grew up amid gang violence in Philadelphia, to a rocky start in his NBA career, and... Read more

Taraji P. Henson's Black Mental Health Foundation Will Spread A Poignant Message With A Personal Connection

On Tuesday, Aug. 13, Empire actor Taraji P. Henson revealed plans to launch a mental health foundation that will specially dedicate its efforts to helping the Black community, according to Vibe. The cause, while widespread, is one that strikes particularly close to home for... Read more

University of Waterloo students to get mental health first aid kits this fall

For the first time, first year students at the University of Waterloo will receive a mental health first aid kit during orientation this fall. The PASS kit, which stands for panic, anxiety, and stress sort was developed by one of the university’s own students, Tina Chan, to help... Read more