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Paul Lea was in his late 50s when he had a massive stroke affecting 25% of his brain. He pretty much gave up on life when he was diagnosed with vascular dementia. With help from his daughter and sheer determination Paul retrained his brain and developed coping skills. He advocates for people with dementia....

The stigma surrounding suicide is so strong it can prevent people from reaching out. Family and friends are often uncomfortable and worried about saying the wrong thing. Dr. Juveria Zaheer is an emergency room psychiatrist and researcher at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She talks about how to recognize suicidal thinking and...

Brian Hansell lost his son Paul to suicide in 2010 when Paul was just 18. While Brian will never recover from his son's death he celebrates his life with the Paul Hansell Foundation committed to raising youth mental health awareness in Canada. The Foundation's #ConvoPlate are travelling around the world starting conversations about mental...

It's the end of the summer and kids in Ontario are going back to school in person for the first time since last March. That's on top of the 20 weeks when schools were shuttered in 2020....

Author and mental health advocate Darcy Patrick talks about his new book The Big Let Go. Darcy talks about how he let go of control so he could gain control of his new life moving forward from his depression. ...