Anxiety and depression cost the Canadian economy almost $50 billion a year

http://globalnews.ca/ By Nicole Mortillaro Mental health is costing the Canadian economy billions of dollars, according to a report by the Conference Board of Canada. The board found that depression cost $32.3 billion in lost gross domestic product. Anxiety cost $17.3 billion a year. The research concluded that almost one-quarter of Canadians are unable to work READ MORE

21 People Get Real About Dating With Anxiety & Depression

http://www.refinery29.com/ It’s estimated that one in four people in the world will deal with a mental illness at some point in life. And although those disorders don’t totally define us, they are still a huge part of our lives, often affecting the way we relate to other people. To deny that would be to deny READ MORE

ADHD, OCD, autism: Is it time to redraw the boundaries separating childhood behavioural disorders?

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/ On the wall of Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou’s office hangs a framed photo of a lone toddler. The boy, a patient of hers, is captured pedalling away from the camera on a plastic orange tricycle. A quote attributed to U.S. journalist Hodding Carter Jr. floats above his head, and Dr. Anagnostou reads it out loud: READ MORE