In the health care system, many people fall through the cracks. A lot of people shrug and say "that's just the way it is". Sometimes the consequences aren't too severe. Sometimes though, they are. Mental health writer Natasha Tracy vividly shared the story of her own suicide attempt (trigger warning). If you're able to, read it. If you're one of the people working in mental health who goes out of their way to help people [...]

By | 2017-05-18T13:16:52+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Alberta Mental Health Review

First off, my apologies for the lengthy delay since my last posting. We relocated from Alberta to Victoria, BC at the start of May, and the period before and after that has been chaotic to say the least. As it happens, I'd like to talk about Alberta today. It's certainly been politically interesting there the last few months, to say the least. If you didn't see it, I want to draw your attention to a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T13:16:52+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments