Heads Up! Community Mental Health Podcast

STIGMA: From Stereotyping & Discrimination to Compassion & Inclusion

SUMMARY More than half of the seven million Canadians who face mental health challenges every year, won’t seek help for fear of being stereotyped and discriminated against. To help unravel the complexities of stigma that often bind people with mental illness, we’re joined by Samaria Nancy Cardinal, a Metis woman whose battle with intergenerational trauma […]

Continue reading
Heads Up! Community Mental Health Podcast

VETERANS’ MENTAL HEALTH: Personal & Scientific Perspectives on Healing

SUMMARY Veteran/advocate Brian McKenna and psychologist Dr. Candice Monson explore veterans’ mental health issues.  Drawing on lived experience with PTSD – and the treatments and activism that helped him heal – Brian shares about the psychological challenges and opportunities faced by veterans who’ve served both at home and abroad. Dr. Monson, a clinician and researcher […]

Continue reading