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College and university is a time when many students are affected by mental illness. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, 75% of first time diagnoses occur between the ages of 16-25. While therapy is an option that is proven to be beneficial in helping with mental health,... Read more
College students seek treatment for depression and anxiety
An increasing number of American college students are seeking professional treatment for their mental health, while the country’s college campuses are experiencing an unprecedented demand for counselling services. The average age for people to get mental health issues is the early 20’s. According to an annual report done in 2015... Read more
Three hostages and gunman dead after eight-hour standoff
After an eight-hour standoff with police in California, three female hostages and a gunman are dead; two employees and one clinical psychologist. Albert Wong, a 36-year-old army veteran attacked three workers from The Pathway Home in Napa Valley. California police confirmed Wong snuck into the home on Friday. He took three women... Read more
Breaking the Silence with Bell Let’s Talk Day
Mental illness, also known as psychiatric disorders, affect many people. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, One in three Canadians will experience a mental illness or substance use disorder in their lifetime; More than ten Canadians die by suicide each day; Suicide rates among Indigenous youth are among... Read more