Mental Health – Keep Talking

Source: By Paul Krajewski Monday, January 30, 2017 On Jan. 25, it seemed the whole nation was talking about mental health. People posted, tweeted and sent text messages extolling the virtues of psychological and emotional well-being. They openly spoke about the pitfalls of what happens when we fail to address mental health and challenged the READ MORE

Grants help expand mental health care in Montreal area Nine mental health organizations in Montreal and Longueuil are receiving grants from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund. Quebec’s health minister Gaetan Barrette was on hand for the announcement this morning. More than $150,000 is being distributed between these organizations to help them expand their services and increase access to care in Greater Montréal.  READ MORE

Run for Mental Health downtown Sept. 10 By Mike Davies, Peterborough Examiner Drew Merrett has thrown his support behind charity runs before but the Merrett Home Hardware Run For Mental Health is one really dear to his heart. Merrett Home Hardware is the title sponsor for the downtown run Sept. 10 with presenting sponsor Bell Let’s Talk. It will feature a READ MORE

New project monitors social media for signs of mental illness By Lauren O’Neil, CBC News Canadian and French researchers are working on algorithm to screen online posts for warning signs Every minute of every day, approximately 347,000 tweets, 293,000 Facebook statuses and 400 hours worth of YouTube videos are uploaded to the web — along with astronomical amounts of information about social media users’ lives and habits. Marketers have been harvesting this data READ MORE