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Separating fact from fiction

Seven myths about mental health based on UNICEF and the WHO's Teacher's Guide to the Magnificent Mei and Friends Comic Series. Dispelling myths about mental health can help break the stigma and create a culture that encourages people of any age to seek support when they need it.

ADHD and me

Productivity doesn’t work for me…I mean really, really it doesn’t work for me. I’ve given a lot of thought to this.  The reason it’s taken up a lot of brain space is that I’ve been puzzling over the contradiction whereby I am a highly productive person, despite ADHD. In fact, I could go so far as to say that I am a highly productive person

What I wish I knew about disability

A parent opens up about what they wish they knew when they began their journey taking care of their disabled child. Recently, in planning for the future of Holland Bloorview, parents were asked what they wish they’d known when they began their journey with a child with a disability. Here's my answer.

Canadians cutting back on care due to inflation

According to the January 2023 Mental Health Index, 20 per cent of Canadians have cut back on health-related expenses. The Mental Health Index is based on a monthly survey of 3,000 people. The January results indicate that the effect of inflation is particularly apparent among certain groups. For example, parents are 70 per cent more […]

She crips the arts to pave the way for new perspectives and possibilities

Dr. Eliza Chandler on her experience as the first PWD artistic director of Tangled Art + Disability. Disability culture has grown so much in the last 20 years,” says Chandler. “In the early aughts it wasn’t a question that it was run by non-disabled people.


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