Province pledges $8M for Alberta opioid recovery treatment 

By Silvana Benolich Global News Posted December 6, 2019 8:48 pm Updated December 6, 2019 8:50 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is boosting its funding for opioid…

Deaths of 6 young adults who had been in government care highlight ‘critical period’: Alberta advocate

Alberta’s Child and Youth Advocate released a special report Monday after six young people who were transitioning away from Children’s Services’ care died over a nine-month period in 2018. All six young adults had received support through Children’s Services and…

Universities failing to protect athletes from abusive coaches, students say

Meredith Goldhawk has loved hockey since she was four. But she says since a coach at the University of Windsor harassed and bullied her, she can’t even bring herself to play a pickup game with friends. “Some days I will…

‘It’s okay not to be okay’: Calgary dad’s simple message aimed at tackling mental health stigma

A Calgary father is hoping to break down barriers surrounding mental health with a simple message: “It’s okay not to be okay.” “There’s a stereotype when it comes to dealing with mental health and I’m trying to eliminate that,” Danny…

Edmonton police officer’s PTSD journey featured in book on overcoming adversity

An Edmonton police officer who has publicly shared his struggles with mental health has been featured in a Canadian book that aims to share stories about people who overcame the odds and persevered. Sgt. Michael Elliott, the president of the…