WHY MILLENNIALS ARE READY TO TALK IT OUT

nowtoronto.com BY SEAN MINOGUE The arduous decade between moving out and moving up in life can feature the onset or intensification of mental health issues like anxiety, depression, eating disorders and addiction, as well as many other unwanted behaviours or patterns of thought. Millennials are caught between pressures to get ahead and live well – but READ MORE

Seeking better mental health transitions for youth

www.stcatharinesstandard.ca By Don Fraser, St. Catharines Standard Mental health challenges are daunting for young people. Depression, self-harm and emotional disturbances can require constant professional help to ensure children, and their families, are safe and that a healing plan is in place. These issues won’t necessarily resolve themselves when a child becomes an adult, and needs READ MORE

Have Your Say: What support would you offer a young person dealing with mental illness?

www.theglobeandmail.com Craig and Marc Kielburger founded Free The Children, Me to We and We Day. Find out more at we.org. Their biweekly Brain Storm column taps experts and readers for solutions to social issues. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently came out with a bold recommendation: Primary care physicians must routinely screen patients aged READ MORE