Suicide prevention experts believe parents can engage in an honest and safe conversation about suicide with kids.
High rates of youth mental illness show the urgent need for accessible, affordable and research-backed mental health care. It’s crucial to include young people’s voices in shaping these resources.
The annual Bell Let’s Talk campaign is shaping national conversations on mental health. But the campaign materials focus on individuals rather than the role of systemic oppression.
Structural stigma is in the rules, policies and procedures of organizations and society. It’s reflected in systems that treat people with mental illness as less treatable or less deserving of care.
People seeking mental health care still encounter stigma, even within the health system. New tools for teaching and sharing information may help address it.
Here’s what you need to know before you share your mental health story, or ask others to share.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
Awareness campaigns can only go so far to stopping the stigmatization of mental health. Change occurs once we stop shaming ourselves and others for our bias.