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Thomas Plante: The Mental Healthcare Crisis

Plante, a psychologist and ethicist, weighs the pros and cons of chatbots. Can AI fill in for a shortage of human therapists? By Corey S. Powell Therapy has changed a lot since the days of Sigmund Freud, from the advent … Continue reading

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Your AI Therapist Is Not Your Therapist

“Your AI therapist is not your therapist: The dangers of relying on AI mental health chatbots,” by Zoha Khawaja, Simon Fraser University and Jean-Christophe Bélisle-Pipon, Simon Fraser University With current physical and financial barriers to accessing care, people with mental … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs Are Facing A Mental Health Crisis

“Entrepreneurs are facing a mental health crisis — here’s how to help them,” Neil Seeman, University of Toronto Mental health is a pressing concern in the startup community. Entrepreneurs face several unique challenges, including securing funding and meeting gruelling performance targets … Continue reading

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On World Children’s Day, Let’s recognize That Children’s Rights Include Mental Health

“On World Children’s Day, let’s recognize that children’s rights include mental health,” by André Plamondon, Université Laval; Nicole Racine, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa, and Tracy Vaillancourt, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa World Children’s Day is Nov. 20, when we celebrate the importance … Continue reading

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Mental Health Needs To Be A Cornerstone Of Equity

“Mental health needs to be a cornerstone of equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives,” by Keshav Krishnamurty, York University, Canada Equity, diversity and inclusion programs have become ubiquitous in the workplace. As organizations publicly express their commitment to diversity and inclusion, there … Continue reading

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Imagine Yourself ~ Situational Mental Health

Now is the time for all of us to develop our mental health capacity to thrive Developing our capacity to thrive through learning the skills and the process is why we developed our new groundbreaking program Imagine Yourself. We all … Continue reading

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Employers Need To Prioritize Employee Mental Health

“Employers need to prioritize employee mental health if they want to attract new talent,” by Stephen Friedman, York University, Canada Canadian employers are currently facing significant challenges in attracting and retaining talent in the workplace, putting the responsibility on employers to … Continue reading

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Girls Are In Crisis — And Their Mental Health Needs To Be Taken Seriously

“Girls are in crisis — and their mental health needs to be taken seriously” by Alexe Bernier, McMaster University An article in the Washington Post recently declared “a crisis in American girlhood.” Girls in the United States are experiencing alarmingly higher … Continue reading

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Are You Under Digital Distress?

“Are you under digital distress? 3 ways tech triggers may be affecting your mental health” by Brittany Harker Martin, University of Calgary Mental Health Week, which runs from May 1 to 7, provides an opportunity to reflect on our collective well-being. … Continue reading

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The Fallout From Mental Health Stigma

  “The Fallout From Mental Health Stigma” By: Sonia Devine What is Stigma? Stigma is the use of stereotypes and labels when describing someone, and it is often attached to people who suffer from mental health issues. We don’t fully understand … Continue reading

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