Group launches initiative to celebrate madness and advocate for experience-based understandings of mental health.
“This type of corporate fundraising has become necessary because as a society we are underfunding and undervaluing public services and community organizations.”
How the parties plan to address the province’s mental health and addiction crisis.
Amid urgent calls for new mental health facilities and implementation of the ‘recovery model’ of mental healthcare in N.L., people and groups continue to explain the problems and solutions to policy-makers, who have been saying for decades the hospital is coming “soon”.
Remembering The Waterford, those we have lost, and the tired explanations of the past.
“People feel that they can’t safely disclose to anyone the violence that they have experienced and repress it, try to live with it, internalize it, blame themselves for it, and learn that it’s how the world is and it’s what they deserve, until that kind of internal toxicity becomes too much to bear.”
“The lunatics of 2015…will be digging no more trenches because those who are responsible for the health and well-being of the people of this province fail. We will work in an entirely different way.”
Ashley Smith: What the death of one means to many
Groups launch Community Coalition for Mental Health in St. John’s, call for government action and a strategy to deal with province’s mental health crisis
Dozens of people affected by mental health and mental illness took to the stage Oct. 15 at Holy Heart Auditorium in St. John’s to share their “asks” with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador as part of a provincial mental health strategy
Steve Kent responds to launch of Community Coalition for Mental Health Newfoundland and Labrador
The intersection of Newfoundland and Labrador’s culture and emerging conceptions of mental health as a human right
In the wake of yet another high profile suicide, it seems like an appropriate time to have a conversation about how it is that we talk about it…
Hundreds gathered in St. John’s Wednesday to share stories and concerns around the state of mental health services in the province
Why are young men and women choosing to take their own lives?
A challenge to understand madness, or mental illness, in a more compassionate way.
A disturbing new trend with horrifying results