Mental health initiative reaching half a million African teens set to present to world financial leaders Expert asks world financial leaders to invest in awareness-raising and treatment options for struggling teens. Halifax, N.S. (April 13, 2016) – In Washington, D.C. on April 13, 2016, renowned expert in adolescent mental health Dr. Stan Kutcher of TeenMentalHealth.Org will be […]
HALIFAX, NS (January 21, 2016) – Depression and mental illness affect youth regardless of where they live. Youth mental health is an issue often left undiscussed, not only in Canada, but especially in developing countries like Malawi and Tanzania where malaria and malnutrition are often treated as more pressing public health concerns. To help shine […]
Broadcast Mental Health is an exciting new initiative that combines interactive radio programs for youth, school curriculum materials about mental health, and evidence based adolescent mental health care approaches that help address youth Depression and other mental illnesses in African countries. To learn more about this initiative, please see our Broadcast Mental Health Report.
HALIFAX, NS (May 5, 2015) – The team behind TeenMentalHealth.Org is working hard to improve mental health literacy across Canada. Recently, led by Dr. Stan Kutcher, we have been busy developing a pre-service teacher mental health literacy curriculum resource, in partnership with faculties of education at the University of British Columbia, University of Western Ontario and St. Francis […]
The tragic, complex and emotionally intense story of Rehtaeh Parsons has presented many challenges to all of us. One of these challenges for mainstream media is how to most appropriately report …