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A Voice on the End of the Line
For the last sixty years, crisis hotlines have been the emergency rooms of the mental health world. But remote work has transformed the already challenging overnight shift into a deeply lonely one.
Leaving the Party
Walking late at night, free from the noise of the day and the demands and threats of men, I can finally hear my own thoughts.
Here I Am, Stuck in Malvern
When my father died, heading downtown was a way to escape my grief. Now, under lockdown, I see him everywhere.
Elderly, Confused, and Under Arrest
As more and more seniors with dementia become entangled with the law, how can the justice system adapt?
Not Criminally Responsible
Were last summer’s high-profile disappearances from CAMH signs of a broken program—or a complex system working as it should?
Shedding Light on the Shadow
How a drop-in program for youth is changing the nature of mental health recovery on Toronto’s west side.
Meaningful Connections in Moss Park
In a corner of the city where many have fallen through the cracks, a team of health care providers is exploring ways to reestablish trust.
The Emergency Room in the #MeToo Era
In Toronto hospitals, nurses are being asked to do far more than treat physical injuries. Providing that care can take a toll.
The Health Effects of Anti-Black Racism
Black Torontonians face a variety of specific health challenges. Racism is one of them.
No Rooms Available
As Parkdale’s affordable housing crisis turns into a public health crisis, a community organization decides to take over a rooming house.
In Conversation: South-Asian Women’s Rights Organization
How breaking economic isolation is key to improving mental health for immigrant women.
A Mental Health Crisis in Little Bangladesh
As a counsellor, Ahmed Haider saw the way lack of meaningful work affected his clients. Then he lost his job.
Addictions, Mental Health and ‘Other Consequences of Colonization’
In conversation with one of Ontario’s only indigenous community health centres.
A former resident traces his path out of homelessness and addiction in Moss Park.
Mental Health in Oakridge and Taylor-Massey
How poverty and social isolation are affecting the South Asian community on Toronto's east side.
A Space of One’s Own
Reimagining what a community hub can look like in West Toronto.
The Invisible City
With over 200,000 students in the city, schools are finding it hard to meet the demand for mental health services.
The Five(ish) Step Plan
Clinicians at a Queen Street health centre were doing far more than providing primary care. So they hired Thandy Younge.