Tag Archives: stigma


#MentalHealth

WE are the CURE for STIGMA

This week is both Mental Health Week and Children’s Mental Health Week. Could there possibly be a better time to confront what ails us? Yes, research proves one in five of us will suffer from mental illness. No family is immune. What’s sick, though, is the stigma that prevents people from talking about it, seeking treatment and living better. Continue reading

Teaching Consent and Ending Sexual Assault

Listening to and investing in young women can help end barriers for assault survivors getting help By Saman Ahsan and Lee Tunstall  The Ontario premier recently promised Lia Valente and Tessa Hill, two young grade eight students who gathered some … Continue reading