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Discussion With Founders Of “You Are Collective” On How To Build The Positivity Around Mental Health Issues

October 9, 2020 by you-are-collective

You know mental health is important- just as important as physical well being. That said, many of us still struggle to both identify, and then to access mental health services. Today, we are sitting down with the founder of “You Are Collective”, an e-commerce company founded on the principles of reducing stigma, extending help to […]

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Interview with Donna Wheatcroft About Mental Reframing Techniques

October 8, 2020 by donna-wheatcroft

At Disability Credit Canada, we strive to do more than simply advocate for people to access the Disability Tax Credits that they qualify for. We are also passionately driven to promote and spread the reach of platforms and programs that can improve the quality of life for those dealing with disabling challenges. Today, we have […]

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It’s time to #GETLOUD about Mental Health Awareness

May 9, 2018 by dccinc

Over 20 percent of the Canadian population suffers from mental health issues that affect their lives in a meaningful way preventing them from living life to the fullest. Mental health is an invisible disability and many people who suffer from mental health issues suffer alone as it goes un-noticed by their families, peers and friends […]

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Mental Illness in Canada: Service barriers

April 27, 2017 by dccinc

People with mental illness would seem, on the surface, to have all the support they require in a country like Canada where there is universal healthcare. However, the truth is, that people with mental illness face a number of challenges and barriers to accessing the full spectrum of support they require to live a full […]

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Head in the clouds: Is Addiction a Mental Illness?

December 6, 2016 by dccinc

Waiting for the kick. Then the ecstasy and peace that follows. The way the world melts away and chest bones become light and hollow. Addiction is a toxic, paralyzing love affair. When one is labelled an addict that becomes the whole of their identity and existence. Can Addiction be considered a Mental Illness? The stamp […]

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