Archive - September 2022

Better (Pilot Episode)

Joëlle is a journalist and mental health advocate. She also lives with bipolar disorder. Her first mental health episode hit her at the age of 27 when she had returned...

Culturally Competent Care

Canada is a truly multicultural country. But unfortunately, non-white people often deal with unique struggles when it comes to finding and receiving culturally competent...

Resentment and Resilience

It’s common for caregivers to feel anger and frustration at the disease that has changed their loved ones and forced them into a caregiving role. Joëlle’s caregivers and...

Money and Mental Health

Money is a stressor for everyone. But it can be a massive trigger for people dealing with mental illness — and a point of frustration for caregivers. Mental illness can...

Chosen Family

While family members make up the majority of caregivers, not everyone has a family to turn to when they need help. Friends and community members play a huge role in...

Love Loss and Friendship

Besides immediate family, partners and friends are most likely to take on caregiving roles. But being in a relationship with someone who suffers from mental illness is...

Talking Suicide

Much of the stigma around mental illness is starting to lift. But one topic still remains taboo for caregivers: suicide. Pulling from her own experiences with suicidal...

The Future is Possible

Mental illness can be a lifelong disease. At some point, caregivers all come to the realization that they won’t be there forever and that they need to change their...

Drive to School

Dev is phoning Ange but she is not picking up. In the meantime, he is letting Sam drive his car, to school, while providing instruction. When Ange finally picks up she...

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