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Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Offers a four-year, full-time professional program in naturopathic medicine. CCNM educates, develops and trains naturopathic doctors (NDs) through excellence in health education, clinical services and research that integrate mind,...
Centre for Suicide Prevention
The Centre for Suicide Prevention collects and distributes information on suicide and suicidal behaviour, and provides training on Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Awareness and Bereavement. The Centre provides statistics, conta...
Family Service Toronto
FST is a non-profit social service agency offering a wide range of counselling and support programs in 13 locations across the City of Toronto. Since 1914, FST has been assisting individuals, families and communities through couns...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

News Releases

CCNM Hosts Holistic Mental Health Conference: Pathways to Empowerment
2012-06-18
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, in partnership with Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, presents the inaugural Holistic Mental Hea...
Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) Announcement Cyberbullying + Suicide: How Do We Stop This?
2012-10-15
Centre for Suicide Prevention
Centre for Suicide Prevention (CSP) Announcement - Cyberbullying + Suicide: How Do We Stop This?
Mental Health Documentary Opens CCNM's Annual OpenHouse
2010-09-30
The Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine
Mental illness is an increasingly pressing issue for Canadians. More than 1 in 5 Canadians will be diagnosed with a mental health disorder in their lifetime, and millions of dollars will be spent on h...
Public Health students examine the disease of Occupation, joined by founder of Physicians for Human Rights - Israel
2011-03-17
Public Health Social Justice Collective
Graduate students from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health are calling for discussion on the ongoing occupation of Palestinian territories. The Public Health Social Justice Collective challenges me...
Sources welcomes Dorothy Ratusny
2009-06-23
Dorothy Ratusny, M.A., (C). OACCPP., Psychotherapist & Author of The Purpos
Sources welcomes a new member, Dorothy Ratusny, M.A., (C). OACCPP., Psychotherapist & Author of The Purpose of Love.

Sources Select Resources

American Wasteland
The Most Urgent Challenge for America is Its Poorly Hidden Mental Health Crisis
Luchte, James
Article
2016
Hearing the phrase "mental health crisis," one may think of the epidemic of mass shootings plaguing the country since the Reagan era. Or, images may erupt of home grown terrorist attacks or the plunge...
How 7 Historic Figures Overcame Depression Without Doctors
Drugless Antidotes
Levine, Bruce
Article
2012
CounterPunch
While Sylvia Plath and Ernest Hemingway received extensive medical treatment for depression but tragically committed suicide, other famously depressed people — including Abraham Lincoln, William James...
Internet Mental Health
Long, Phillip
Website
A free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.
Killing 'Schizophrenics': Contemporary U.S. Psychiatry Versus Nazi Psychiatry
Levine, Bruce E.
Article
2017
Counter Punch
In the United States in the earlier part of the twentieth century, there was widespread compulsory sterilization of those diagnosed with serious mental illness; and from the 1970s through the early 19...
Mental disorder
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
A mental disorder or mental illness is a psychological or behavioral pattern associated with distress or disability that occurs in an individual and is not a part of normal development or culture.
Mental health
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Mental health is a term used to describe either a level of cognitive or emotional well-being or an absence of a mental disorder.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016
Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
It’s a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
Treating Mental Health Patients as Criminals
Cockburn, Patrick
Unclassified
2017
CounterPunch
The criminalisation of the mentally ill is one of the cruellest and most easily avoidable tragedies of our era.

Sources Bookshelf

Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
Steps to an Ecology of Mind
Bateson, Gregory
Book
1972
The questions which this book raises are ecological; how do ideas interact? Is there some sort of natural selection which determines the survival of some ideas and the extinction or death of others? W...

Media

Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry provides a forum for psychiatry and mental health professionals to share their findings with more than 3000 researchers and clinicians.
Network Magazine
Information of interest and relevance to the mental health field as a whole, including consumers and families.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Institutes of Health Research
"To excel...in the creation of new knowledge and its translation into improved health for Canadians, more effective health services and products and a strengthened Canadian health care system."
Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
The Ministry is leading the health system into the new millennium with a consumer-centred and decentralized structure that will better manage health resources. Integration of the Ministry's activitie...


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