Canadiens players shine a bright light on mental health issues
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(Stu Cowan/ Montreal Gazette) — Dr. Karl Looper is the head of psychiatry at the Jewish General Hospital and he’s happy that the Canadiens’ Jonathan Drouin and Carey Price both came forward to make their issues with mental health public.

Drouin left the Canadiens near the end of last season and missed the team’s  …

Pandemic left its mark on Quebec’s youngest, study concludes
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(Healthing/ The Montreal Gazette) — Quebec’s youngest inhabitants were hit hard by the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, a study by the province’s Early Childhood Observatory has found.

The study’s good news is that “the risk of hospitalization for COVID-19 is very low in children, and there have been no fatalities  …

Why aren’t we talking about postpartum anxiety in new fathers?
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(Logan Mahan/ Inside Hook) — Recent research has found anxiety in new fathers is appreciably more prevalent than what is commonly being reported. A 2020 study published in The Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology by researchers from the University of Colorado found anxiety in men during the perinatal  …

Healthcare must count costs of climate-driven mental illness and eco distress
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(Justine Alford, Simon Levey/ Imperial College News) — Suicides, heatwave deaths for mentally ill, increased care needs and eco-anxiety among the uncounted costs of climate change, says a new expert report. Climate change and mental health are two of the most significant and pressing challenges facing societies across  …

Teen stress has been heightened by the pandemic. Here’s how to help them
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(John Duffy/ CNN Health) — I started working with Shannon, a high school junior, at the beginning of lockdown. Shannon has asthma, and she’s afraid of getting Covid-19 herself. She’s also afraid of making a family member or someone else sick. And she fears the pandemic will never be over, that things will never