Ontario teens are drinking and smoking less than previous generations, but a survey shows another dangerous substance is quickly raising alarm bells: fentanyl.
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Students at the Toronto Catholic School Board are firm believers that wellness starts with caring for mental health.

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It was always Rani Rivera’s dream to become a published poet, much like her mother Patria. What she didn’t know was that her dream would come true after her own death.
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When it comes to supporting mental health on campus, King’s University College has plenty of new tricks up its sleeve — from yoga to meditation headbands.
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During the summer I decided to take a break from speaking about euthanasia. There were several reasons. First, it was getting more and more difficult to find groups that were interested in hearing the anti-euthanasia message. Then when something was arranged only a handful of people would show up.

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Sr. Gwen Smith is singing about shoo-fly pie and apple pan dowdy.

Published in Canada: Toronto-GTA

Mental health patients should not be eligible for assisted suicide, says the Canadian Mental Health Association.

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GENEVA, Switzerland – The Holy See's representative to the United Nations appealed Wednesday to the Human Rights Council to couple psychological treatment with spiritual care.

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In York Region there’s an effort being made to teach elementary students in the Catholic school system about the importance of monitoring their own mental health.

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For many, anxiety and stress can be debilitating. It can lead to a number of physical symptoms that prevent you from being fully present in the moment.

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Can playing video games help youth kick a drug habit? Hamilton’s Good Shepherd centre is hoping to find out.

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TORONTO - People go to hospital in the hope of feeling better. But if patients are welcomed into a forbidding, institutional room with a strange bed, fluorescent lights and cold, hard floor, what then?

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Death, chaos, silence, despair… and faith? The post-traumatic stress disorder crisis in Canada’s military is being met with a small core of dedicated men and women who have always been there — the chaplains.

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Children are our future. While this truism emphasizes that children grow up to either perpetuate or change the legacies left behind by their forebears, it is questionable whether these implications are considered in the system that cares for Canada’s most vulnerable youth.

Published in YSN - Columns

TORONTO - More than 12,000 times, people in Toronto slept on a vinyl-covered foam mattress on the floor of a church, synagogue or mosque this past winter.

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