Tag Archives: mental health

York U researchers to help Rwandan women cope with maternal mental health issues

TORONTO, March 18, 2014 — York University researchers will help Rwandan women deal with maternal mental health issues through community based intervention, thanks to a recent $269,653 Grand Challenges Canada seed grant. “The well-being of the entire community influences and is influenced by maternal mental health. We would like to establish that if basic social […]

Mental health impact on homeless youth to be focus of event in York Region

TORONTO, March 7, 2013 – Researchers, social service providers and government representatives will meet in Aurora on Friday, March 8, to hear about the relationship between homelessness and mental health challenges, and how to address the issue in York Region and elsewhere in Canada. Western University Professor Cheryl Forchuk, who is also the assistant director […]