Increasingly we’re aware that mental health issues need to be discussed and treated.
We’ve come a long way, to the point that as many people are seeing their family doctor about depression as they are about high blood pressure. That’s the finding of a study by Morneau Shepell, a human resources consulting company.
I spoke with Paula Allen, vice-president of research and integrative solutions for Morneau Shepell regarding the results of that survey.
Bringing 25,000 refugees into Canada is turning out to be more of a challenge than Canadians were led to believe. The logistics of settling that many people is one thing but assimilating them into Canadian culture is an entirely different issue.
I spoke with Emmanuel Goffi of the University of Manitoba Centre for Defence and Security Studies about those challenges.