mental health

Family Matters Peer Support and Recovery Program Launches

The Mood Disorder Association of Ontario has developed a comprehensive support program for family members who are experiencing the complex challenges associated with providing and receiving care to those living with mood disorders and/or addiction.

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Mental Health & Substance Use
(aka Concurrent Disorder)

Very rarely do I work with people who are having challenges with their mental health, do I not see evidence of substance use challenges as well. Actually, it has been stated that 53 % of people using substances (other than alcohol) will also have a mental health disorder at some point in their lives (I suspect it’s a much higher percentage than this), with the most common combination being substance use and mood/anxiety disorders.

Thoughts about international Women’s day (March 8th) by Claudia LeBlanc.

   One of the things I love most about coming to my weekly MDAO women's group are the women.


Making Mental Health and Addictions an Election Priority

Election fever is hitting Ontario! The current MPPs took part in Question Period for the last time today before the election on October 6, 2011. 

And, we're ready. 

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