By: Khadija Bint Misbah, Contributing Writer 13-year-old Jennette’s (name changed by UNICEF) grandmother died from Ebola. Shortly after attending the funeral, Jennette began to feel sick. When fever…

Recovery tips and help for families By Linda Bell Living with an active addict can be full of pain, disappointment, anger, regrets and sadness. The alcohol, drugs, gambling…

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 Martina Schnetz, EDD, MA, BA, AOCA Over the years we have learned to embrace the common myth of our times and have become disconnected with our basic…

August 15, 2017 By Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW You know that moment when you feel the jolt of being knocked out of your calm or usual emotional state? Maybe…

By Noam Bin Noon, Contributing Writer In today’s economic climate, the journey toward independence is a complicated one for many young adults. Difficulty securing a job and the high…

– Crystal Slanzi, Contributing Writer An image of a women breastfeeding her 3-year old son, in a standing position, was one of the most talked about covers of…

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…

Recently Statistic Canada reported that 4 per cent of all relationships are interracial. In Canada, most of these couples are Canadian-born (as opposed to foreign-born). They may experience…

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…