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New online platform launches to provide people across Canada with immediate mental health and substance use support as COVID-19 escalates

Wellness Together Canada the first and only online mental health platform of its kind in Canada for people of all ages, in every province and territory.

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Homewood Health/ Kids Help Phone - Apr 16th 2020

First of its Kind, Private Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Centre in Western Canada Opens on Vancouver Island

First private stand-alone inpatient mental health services in Western Canada

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Homewood Health - Jun 18th 2019

Homewood Health Launches New Trauma Support Program in Vancouver Clinic

The Homewood Clinic in Vancouver to offer customized, intensive outpatient treatment of PTSD and other trauma related conditions.

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Homewood Health - Nov 6th 2017

Understanding Depression

Everybody goes through ups and downs in their lives, but normal life experiences shouldn’t be confused with the serious mental disorder known as Depression. One of the most common mood disorders, depression can have serious and lasting implications on an individual's mental and physical health. (e.g. increased aches and pains, chronic fatigue, heart disease, etc.).

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Homewood Health - Oct 4th 2017

Mental Wellness at Work

Even if you absolutely love what you do, at times the pace of work can become overwhelming and exhausting. Many aspects of work can be stressful: co-worker issues, a demanding boss, an unhappy customer, a looming deadline, too much paperwork, and so on.

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Homewood Health - Oct 2nd 2017

You've Just Been Through a Difficult Event

Has something traumatic recently occurred where you work, or associated in some way to your work? Perhaps it was a serious accident, a robbery, an act of violence, or some other incident that has left people directly or indirectly involved feeling distraught, or perhaps devastated. The purpose of this article is to help you understand the reactions you may be experiencing to this incident and give you some suggestions on how you can help yourself to begin feeling better.

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Homewood Health - Sep 7th 2017

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

PTSD does not discriminate; it can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, or race.

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New outpatient program puts trauma help for first responders front and centre

A new outpatient program by Homewood Health in Mississauga will bring help to first responders who experience post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Natalie Nanowski - CBC News - Nov 8th 2016

Homewood staff clinician wins award of excellence

​Doron Gold, Staff Clinician – Stay at Work Services at Homewood Health, received the 2016 CBA Wellness Forum’s Award of Excellence on November 5, 2016, at the group’s annual conference in Halifax.

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Homewood Health - Nov 7th 2016

First post-traumatic stress disorder clinic opened in Mississauga

After multiple suicide attempts due to post traumatic stress injury, a GTA-based advanced paramedic now feels herself safe and has started to inspire others dealing with similar issues.

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Nouman Khalil - Mississauga News - Oct 24th 2016

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Homewood Health is the Canadian leader in mental health and addiction services. With over 130 years of experience, we achieve outstanding outcomes every day through our national network of nearly 4,500 employees and clinical experts, and through the Homewood Health Centre — one of Canada’s largest and leading facilities for medical treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our complete continuum of services includes organizational wellness, assistance programs, assessments, outpatient and inpatient treatment, recovery management, return to work and family support services, customized to meet the specialized needs of individuals and organizations. Homewood Health is redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.