Addiction and mental health issues continue to be a major risk factor impacting the region’s most desperate people.“And unfortunately that’s the area where we are not nearly as well resourced in — the whole of Hastings County — as some other jurisdictions,” said Marg Wagner, chairwoman o...
Last summer, Noah Irvine wanted to make some noise. The Guelph, Ont. high school student, who lost his mother to suicide and his father to a prescription drug overdose by the time he was 15, had written a letter to every MP in Canada calling for more national action on mental health and addiction.
In psychology and psychiatry, it really means "average" or "typical," but we too easily think of it as a synonym for "how everyone is supposed to think and feel"
Teenagers are often thought of as reckless risk-takers. Nature Video asks a neuroscientist and a group of adolescents what's really behind risky behaviour. This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on February 21, 2018. It is a Nature Video production.