Tag: Mental health


Social Isolation of Seniors

Understanding and finding solutions. Download file.

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My story about mental health

I was the TV media librarian for CBC North, based in Yellowknife, and responsible for all 3 arctic territories, from 2002 to 2014, when I retired and returned to Toronto. My everyday job was to edit and archive TV film footage for stock, and to catalogue reporters’ daily news items. I loved my job and […]

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Life Lines – Women’s Mental Health

The World Health Organization defines mental health as, “a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to their community.” While a lot has been done in the past decade […]

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Life Lines – Men’s Mental Health

Men and women experience many of the same mental health disorders, but their willingness to talk about their challenges and feelings are very different. The perceived standards of masculinity and stigmas surrounding men seeking support for mental health disorders continue to present challenges. In scenarios where a lack of conversation surrounding mental health related challenges […]

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