A growing number of Canadians seeking mental health services to cope with the pandemic were unable to receive them in the last 12 months.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
While Bell Let’s Talk Day serves as an excellent start, we could be doing so much more.
Bill Rusk remembers June 24, 1990, as a pretty hot and clammy day.
Police officer Rusk and his partner were on patrol in a North York neighbourhood and tasked with arresting two suspects in a drug investigation. Around 1 a.m., Rusk began pursuing a suspect.
“I was between two vehicles and (the suspect) turned and yelled. I realized he had a handgun pointed at me,” Rusk said. “It was too late for me to pull (out) my firearm.”
It’s been a long, cold winter in Toronto. According to Environment Canada, this past February has been the coldest Eastern Ontario has seen for 115 years. It comes as no surprise, then, that the sunshine and warmer temperatures seen in the first weeks of March have been a relief to Torontonians.
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has announced the opening of the Gerald Sheff and Shanitha Kachan Emergency Department at their College Street location. It is an upgrade from the previous crowded and outdated emergency department, at the same location.
He was wearing a plaid shirt and dark denim jeans with his hair sleekly combed back. When he’s not helping youths find housing or work, Naz Shaheed, 21, enjoys smoking marijuana regularly.
Of the 61 years of her life, Linda Chamberlain has spent nearly a third of them homeless, hungry and harassed. Some days, she said, she wouldn’t even feel the hunger she was so numb. “My…