Free perinatal mental health support sessions launched in city

Free perinatal mental health support sessions launched in city

"As important as fundraising is, raising awareness about depression and mental health issues is just as important", said Coordinator Andrea McRae.

"Mental illness makes people violent".

This week, Nunavut's Department of Health also encouraged Nunavummiut to take time to learn, talk and connect with friends, family and elders about mental health and wellness. Most likely someone you know struggles or has a family member who struggles with and/or treats the symptoms of a mental health disorder.

Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, and Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, were at the University of Toronto today to highlight $6 million in additional funding for three years to support mental health services and supports at Ontario's colleges and universities.

"The stories submitted to our review made it clear that essential mental health services need an urgent increase in funding along with a review of where those funds are spent", says People's Mental Health Report author Marianne Elliott, "and we are pleased that the Government has responded by acknowledging the problem". We have heard from students, faculty, administrators and others that there is a rising demand for mental health services on campus.

There's recognition from the Health Minister that mental health is a huge issue, funding will be allocated from already stretched District Health Boards.

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
The Turkish airstrike also wounded 18 members of the US-backed People's Protection Unites (YPG), according to Zerohedge. Turkey fired a barrage of artillery at the YPG, who returned fire with rockets on Turkish outposts on the border.

There are supports in place to help you cope.

"There's a lot of people who actually don't believe children can have mental health issues", he said.

"As a Society we are proud to be part of Mental Health Awareness Week and proud to have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge". Beverages and light refreshments will be served. All donations will go to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Individual is experiencing a mental health crisis (non-medical) should call the BHD 24/7 crisis line at 414-257-7222.

"Our government is committed to creating a more coordinated and responsive mental health system in Ontario". Additionally, states would be able to get waivers that could allow insurers to deny coverage for certain services, like mental health treatment.

Mr Coleman will point to investment in mental health services growing by 18 per cent to $1.4 billion in 2015/16, but admits more needs to be done.

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