We still stigmatize mental illness, and that needs to stop
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(Valerie A. Lapointe, Nessa Ghassemi-Bakhtiari/ The Conversation) — Many people struggle with mental illness — in any given year, one in five people in Canada experience a mental health problem or illness — but it is still heavily stigmatized. This seems to happen because of three things: the creation of stereotypes,   …

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  …