Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Mental Health in Canada: Globe & Mail

This week the Globe and Mail have been running an excellent series on mental health, with articles covering topics including stigma, the impact on people, and today, on peoples' careers. Link to article in on-line edition. Later in the week, there will be an article on the topic of Stigma by Senator Michael Kirby, whose report on mental illness in Canada has had a huge impact. Link to the report here. Canada has some leading researchers in the stigma field, including Dr. Julio Arboleda-Florez (Queen's University). Here is a link to a related newspiece. Another is Dr. Heather Stuart, also at Queen's University, she has made some of her work available on the WWW, see here.