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Are you lonely? You once had so many friends. Now you spend all your time alone with your thoughts. Have you reached out to anyone you used to enjoy spending time with? Have you even thought of them, or does that bring back too many painful memories? Are you bored?
For the past two weeks, members of Families supporting Adults with Mental Illness in Alberta (FAMI-Alberta) have been watching the debate on Bill 17, the Mental Health Amendment Act. We’ve been watching as if lives depend on it. Because they do. The Mental Health Act (the Act) is the main
Guest blog by Marvin Ross @dysdads The extraordinary measures being used to deal with the current pandemic have implications for involuntary committal procedures for the mentally ill. Thanks to my fellow advocate DJ Jaffe of the Mental Illness Policy Org for bringing this to my attention. At the moment, for the good