There is a culture in our society that men have to be tough, have to be strong. This can lead to men not reaching out for help when a mental health issue may be present. Among Canadians of all ages, four of every five suicides are male, and an average of eight men take their […]
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In order to protect yourself and those you are caring for from the heat, here are important suggestions.
Take a look at some initiatives organized by student groups on campus to tackle stigma against mental illness.
If you have a loved one living with a disability (including mental illness) and you are worried about their financial stability now and in the future, this presentation can help! Click the image below to watch and learn. Presented by Jean Claude Benitah, AMI’s Past President and Chair of the Advocacy Committee, on November 24th, 2015. […]
Did you know that AMI offers an average of twelve support groups every month? They are free!
Although you may think that your voice is not strong enough to change the lives of those around you, remember that every movement starts with one idea.
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Young people often fall into the trap of using labels that can be hurtful. This post explores some reasons for this and how it can be addressed.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that comes from experiencing a traumatic experience, such as events experienced on the battlefield in the military, a natural disaster, assault, abuse, or attacks. For organizations that can provide help and information to individuals with PTSD, and to those around them, please see below.
Self-injury, also known as self-harm, is the act of purposefully hurting oneself. Although there is a significant correlation between self-injury and suicidal thoughts, self-injury is not the same as a suicide attempt. (Click HERE to read an article about self-harm and suicide.) Self-injury is not considered a mental illness, but it may be a sign […]