2024 Jonathan and Joshua Annual Golf Tournament

Registration: 11AM; Shotgun: 12PM; Lunch: BBQ (11AM – 3PM) Dinner, Speeches, Prizes & Awards: 7PM Live Entertainment: 3pm-6pm(Dino); 6PM-11PM (Lazo & Band) Entertainment provided by: Lazo (JUNO Award Winner!). Latest Release – Album: I Have a Dream (on Spotify) All sponsorships or donations are to be made out to Western University. See previous scholarship recipients | Recent Publications by Henry Dunn | […]

Ontario announces $12M investment in online mental health supports

Many Ontario residents are now midway through their third week in relative self-isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic — and the significant sacrifices we’ve all had to make are starting to take a toll. Multiple levels of government have already invested massive amounts of money into combating the physical and economic consequences of this deadly outbreak since it first hit […]

CAMH study reveals a new target for developing treatments for depression

TORONTO, March 6, 2019 –   A new CAMH study shows for the first time that people experiencing clinical depression have higher levels of a brain protein called MAO-B. The finding – published online today in JAMA Psychiatry – opens the door to a new area of exploration for developing depression treatments. Depression affects an […]

Depression that occurs during the same season each year?

Overview Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that occurs during the same season each year. It usually happens in the fall or winter, but some people may experience season-linked symptoms in the summer. Signs & Symptoms The list of signs and symptoms of SAD is the same as the list for major depression. However, with […]

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s, A family doctor might notice it first?

nderstanding Parkinson’s   ABOUT PARKINSON’S  UNDERSTANDING PARKINSON’S Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. When cells that normally produce dopamine die, the symptoms of Parkinson’s appear. Most common symptoms Tremor Slowness and stiffness Impaired balance Rigidity of the muscles Other symptoms Fatigue […]

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with the disease—those with the late-onset type—symptoms first appear in their mid-60s. Early-onset Alzheimer’s occurs between a person’s 30s and mid-60s and is very rare. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause […]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

“I always thought I was just a worrier. I’d feel keyed up and unable to relax. At times it would come and go, and at times it would be constant. It could go on for days. I’d worry about what I was going to fix for a dinner party, or what would be a great […]

Mental Health: Confronting Stigma

Toronto Local Immigration Partnerships invite you to an interactive workshop about confronting the stigma faced by vulnerable newcomers with mental illness. This is a “train the trainer” workshop. Participants will be provided with a short PowerPoint presentation with talking points that they can use to briefly present the information they learned with their organizations. CONTENT: Understand […]