Tag Archives: Toronto Star

Is The Chemical Imbalance theory a myth?

This is the question question posed in a  Toronto Star article by Joseph Hall. The answer is of course, a resounding  “D’oh!”…. or, if  you need a  translation: “yes, of course”. The real question would be: is psychiatry beginning to … Continue reading

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ADHD drugs suspected of hurting Canadian kids

First in an excellent series by  Toronto Star reporter David Bruser investigating adverse drug reaction reporting in Canada – a system which is as woefully inadequate  as those  in other countries. Do you too find it difficult to conclude anything other than that the … Continue reading

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What is the PPAO? Psychiatric Patients’ Advocacy Office A 28 Year History of Mental Health Advocacy and Rights Protection. Established in 1983, the Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office (PPAO) works to protect and promote the rights and entitlements of Ontarians with mental … Continue reading

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Penalized for working?

Front page lead article in Toronto Star about the latest, important work of the Dream Team and the publication of their  report What Stops Us From Working? Mon May 23 2011, Laurie Monsebraaten, Social Justice Reporter Use this link to … Continue reading

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