This blog was written by Tara McRae and reflects her point of view on Buddhism and its connection to CBT. In my personal life, I have been drawn to Buddhist teachings. I read many authors such as Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema
The start of a New Year ushers in the promise of changed habits, new beginnings, and firm resolutions. Many people set resolutions and goals for January 1st, only to find their motivation waxing and waning in the first few weeks.
Introduction Digital mental health has gone from 5% of therapy contacts before the pandemic to close to 100% of contacts during the height of the pandemic. Should digital mental health remain the major vehicle for mental health contacts? Or should it
How you can help Define homeless Homelessness is defined as a situation wherein an individual or family lacks access to stable, permanent and safe housing [Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (COH), 2017]. It also includes individuals or families in precarious situations where their
A deeper look into a complex situation How it started Around 60 years ago, there was a liberation of incarcerated individuals with mental health disorders. You see, during this time, people with severe mental health problems were housed in long-term psychiatric facilities and were
What is Health? The World Health Organization defined health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or illness. This definition describes several dimensions of health. The question is whether these different
Introduction An invisible disability is defined as something that interferes with a person’s activities of daily living and is not obviously visible to others. These disabilities are typically chronic conditions and not immediately apparent to others. This could be anything from
Mental Health in an Unequal world Introduction The Pandemic has been hard for everyone, but it would be careless to say that everyone has faced the same challenges equally. The Pandemic has been ongoing for 2 years now, which means we have