The State of Homelessness in Canada 2014

Canada is nearing an important crossroads in our response to homelessness. Since homelessness emerged as a significant problem – in fact, as a crisis – in the 1990s, with the withdrawal of the federal government’s investment in affordable housing, communities have struggled to respond. Declining wages (even minimum wage has not kept up with inflation in any jurisdiction in Canada),...


Back to School, Happy and Healthy

Mind your Mind is a program similar to ours where reaching youth and getting them they help they deserve is the foremost objective.  This article gives some great tips you can use to enjoy your school experience.  Back to School, Happy and Healthy Going back to school is stressful. Balancing your grades, social life, responsibilities and still having time to have fun can seem impossible......


Alone Time is Good For Us, Research Says

Our world is more hyper-connected than ever. We have smartphones, tablets, iPods, laptops, and a few of us even have those soon-to-be relics called desktops. We’re so addicted that – according to Pew Research Center – 67% of cellphone owners find themselves checking their phone even when they don’t notice it ring or vibrate, and 21% of us report going online “almost constantly.”...


Let’s End the Stigma of Mental Illness

Look to your left. Look to your right. Look behind you. Look in front of you. One of the people you just saw has been diagnosed with a mental illness.  Many people ask why I started TalkSession. I left a career on Wall Street, got an MBA and now run a consumer healthcare technology company with a clear mission of making mental healthcare more accessible, affordable and acceptable through cutting-edge...