Depression is an illness that is still very misunderstood even though there has been much discussion about it in the media in recent years. You may be astonished…

By Rebecca DiFilippo It’s hard to believe that a whole year has passed us by once more. For many of us, it’s that time to think about new…

By Paul Tedesco Depression, by virtue of its name and reputation seems monolithic. Sort of one size fits all — an evenly dispersed fog that blankets all. It’s…

Stigma and Mental Illness Quite some time ago, Paul Tedesco, a strong advocate for mental illness, shared his experience with depression in Moods magazine in order to help…

By Paul Tedesco Mood and mental disorders have a serious public relations problem. When a heinous crime is committed the perpetrator is invariably described by the media and/or…

By Jennifer Parlee Many of us know someone suffering from chronic pain. In Canada, as many as 17 per cent experience some kind of non-specific chronic pain. The…

By Jennifer Parlee Many of us know someone suffering from chronic pain. In Canada, as many as 17 per cent experience some kind of non-specific chronic pain. The…