Posts Tagged: mental health

Rehtaeh Parsons’ father to speak at conference promoting healthy youth relationships

February 15, 2017

In November 2011, Glen Canning’s daughter, Rehtaeh, was sexually assaulted by four males at a house party near Halifax. The assault was photographed, and the photos shared on social media….

Research identifies unique needs of youth in the mental health treatment process

July 5, 2016

The importance of youth-focused mental health programs in our communities has come sharply into focus over the last several months after the recent cluster of youth suicides in Woodstock, Ontario….

Expert available to discuss medical assistance in dying for persons with mental disorders

May 27, 2016

A newly published article written by Louis Charland from Western University’s renowned Rotman Institute of Philosophy and his collaborators warrants caution about proposals to explicitly allow in the new Canadian…

Olympian and mental health advocate Clara Hughes to visit campus

February 8, 2016

Olympian, motivational speaker and mental health advocate Clara Hughes will speak at Western University on Tuesday, February 9, as part of the Heidi Balsillie, Fairmount Foundation Health and Wellness Lecture…

Western expert available for comment on bullying in society

November 16, 2015

With Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week about to launch once again in Ontario, and a growing desire by the general public to understand, address and prevent the effects of bullying,…

Western research showcase examines how youth seek information on mental health issues

March 25, 2013

Does the way that information is found and presented online impact whether youth are likely to seek professional assistance for mental health issues? How has the landscape of music education…