Shows

Early one morning in the spring of 2021, Steve Borisenko received the worst call a parent can get. His 20 year old son Jacob had died from an accidental overdose. Jacob had bought anti-anxiety medication on the street Steve believes was laced with fentanyl....

Autism service dogs play a special role in helping children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). They provide safety, constant friendship and help with behavioural issues....

Fabiola Philippe lived with mental illness and addiction. She died suddenly in 2017 and a year later her sister Marie Philippe Remy and Fabiola's daughter Lydia Philippe launched Fabiola’s Addiction and Mental Health Awareness & Support Foundation. FAMHAS raises awareness about mental health and addiction to the Black community in the Greater Ottawa Region. The...

Sometimes it's hard for parents and teachers to recognize if a child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. Children with ADHD are often thought to be rowdy, unmotivated and even stupid. ADHD is a spectrum. Some kids have difficulty concentrating while others find organizing their thinking to acheive simple tasks can be really challenging....

Customers in restaurants expect the people who work there to always have a smile on their face and be respectful to their needs. Yet, some customers don't give the same respect back and too often women are subjected to touching, flirting and sexual abuse. Chef Adam Hyndman-Smith from Dispatch Restaurant in St. Catharines talks...

One in 66 children and youth in Canada is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder according to the latest study in done in 2018. Chrissy Sadowski's talks about 11 year old son Darius is non-verbal autistic. He doesn't speak or understand simple tasks....

Nurse Eram Chhogala experienced an unimaginable personal tragedy when her dad came into emergency room at the hospital where she worked having difficulty breathing. It's impossible to imagine the anguish Eram felt as she watched her dad move to ICU where he died from COVID-19. Please listen to her empassioned appeal for people to...

Anyone who knows me knows that I love horses. Not everyone can own a horse but many therapist are adding Equine therapy to their traditional in- office approach. Firefighter Rob Leathen, who I've interviewed in the past about his post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), says working with horses and donkeys has been an immense help...