Barbara's 15-year-old daughter, Ann, experiences severe anxiety. Here, in her own words, the Toronto-area mother discusses her family's struggles with getting a diagnosis and the treatment options available for teens facing a mental-health issue.
The Mental Health Commission of Canada is partnering with more than 25 Canadian employers to study how well businesses are using a year-old federal program meant to give companies the tools they need to encourage and support better mental health in the workplace.
A man wielding a knife threatens to kill passersby, another man says he'll burn down an apartment building and kill everyone inside, and a third man is taken to hospital after trying to throw himself off a bridge for the second time in one night.
Ninety per cent of Canadians with serious mental illnesses are unemployed due largely to prejudice about their conditions -- a startling state of affairs that costs the Canadian economy an estimated $50 billion a year, according to a sweeping new report.