University of Calgary study looks at potential negative health effects of vaping

By Silvana Benolich Global News Posted October 10, 2019 10:30 pm Updated October 10, 2019 10:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new study from the University of Calgary is…

Ryan Jespersen recognized for contributions to mental health in Alberta

630 CHED host Ryan Jespersen has been recognized by the Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Division Board for his contribution to improving mental health for Albertans. READ MORE: There are stark disparities in access to mental health services across Canada…

Mental Q hosting mental health fundraiser at Hudsons for CASA Foundation

Mental Q is the brainchild of two Edmonton women who are using their connections and creativity to help youth mental health initiatives. Kelly Vandenberg, along with CASA Foundation executive director Nadine Samycia, share details about an upcoming fundraiser AT Hudsons…

2nd annual RISE UP in support of Edmonton mental health peer support community

September 25 2019 10:02am HEAL YEG’s 2nd annual RISE UP event is an elegant evening of music, art, drinks, food and a silent auction in support of We All Believe in You, a mental health peer support community in Edmonton.…

Opportunities missed with Alberta youth who died in care: child advocate

The Alberta government should do more to understand the causes and prevent youth suicide, the province’s child advocate said as he released his latest report Tuesday. “It is important the government of Alberta continue to invest in research on suicide,…

Calgary teen shares story of mental health challenges to raise money, help others

Hudson Brock was just seven years old when he was admitted to the mental health unit at the Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH). “I worried about every tiny thing. My brain found something to worry about and I worried about it…

Former Humboldt Bronco opens up about mental health: ‘It’s okay to not be okay’

April 6, 2018 is a day that will forever be etched in Tyler Smith’s mind. And yet, it’s a day he doesn’t remember. In fact, the former Humboldt Broncos player doesn’t remember anything until a few days after the crash.…

Advocates call for national youth suicide strategy: ‘Our children will continue to die’

Children’s advocates from across the country are urging the federal government to create a national strategy to deal with what they are calling a youth suicide crisis. “I’ve sat with parents and family members overwhelmed with the grief of losing…