Posts Tagged: mental health

More than half of mothers of children with epilepsy at risk for depression

April 26, 2019

Mothers of children with epilepsy are at risk of having poor mental health and wellbeing, according to a new study…

Early psychosis programs significantly reduce patient mortality, study finds

March 2, 2018

In a new study, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)…

Collaboration launches after-hours crisis counselling for Western University students

November 9, 2017

Western students experiencing mental health crisis will have access to a confidential walk-in clinic on campus three evenings a week…

New child and youth clinic in London fills big gap in mental health services for kids

October 24, 2017

The new Child and Youth Development Clinic at Western University is hoping to brighten the picture for area kids and…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…