Intimacy is a challenge that most couples face at some point in their relationship. It's not always about sex. It can be lack of touch or emotional connection. But often people struggling with depression, anxiety and many other mental health issues feel numb and unable...

I have been honoured to have so many people share their personal stories of mental health and addiction with me on Life Unscripted. Over the past 20 years I've talked openly about my struggles with bipolar 1 disorder. So I was really surprised how nervous...

Stigma is still a reality for many people. I've talked to Jennifer Fisk in the past about how she overcame the stigma she felt about her rampant anxiety, both with friends and work colleagues. Jennifer thought she had conquered stigma until she moved to...

Dying by suicide is the 2nd higest cause of death for kids between the ages of 15 and 19, only slightly behind accidents. Ryan Andres, who works with at risk children at Pathstone Mental Health, says the number of children thinking about suicide has...

Jennifer McCready owns Lady Luck Photography and is a strong advocate for ending stigma for mental illness, as well as body positivity. Jennifer photographs are unique and they've helped many women feel positive about themselves and their bodies. ...

The start of a new school year can be extra tough for kids and with Canadian statistics stating that 1 in every 5 children. expected to increase to 1 in every 4. Pathstone Mental Health’s Back-to-School Prep Tips equips students with the tools they need...

Feeling positive about their bodies has always been a struggle for teens. Many constantly compare themselves to others and never match up. This can lead to mental and physical health issues and even an eating disorder. Lee-Ann Smith is a social worker at Pathstone...

2022 brings another startling number of opioid deaths in Canada. Niagara has one of the highest death rates in Ontario. Positive Living Niagara runs a program called Streetworks to connect with people are who are living rough. Talia Storm talks about helping people, including a...

Kelly-Anne Appleton was just 10 years old when her Catholic parish priest began sexually abusing her. At first he groomed her by making her feel special, inviting her to help him with things like folding church flyers. It progressed into assault. For many years Kelly-Anne...

Human traffickers pray on women and children. They lure them from the street by offering drugs, protection or promises of a better life. Some are fleeing an abusive relationship, and they groom the children. Kayla Mayer manages a YWCA Niagara program to help people esape their...

Calming your brain can be as easy as taking five deep breaths when you wake up, at mid-day and before you go to sleep and of course, anytime you're feeling frazzled. In his new book Managing Wellness author Darcy Patrick says falling in love...

Many people celebrated the end of the lockdown. Shopping with no mask. Going out for dinner with no proof of vaccination. But for people with severed anxiety and panic attacks the world opening up was scary....