At the heart of the Canadian Multicultural Disability Centre Inc. (CMDCI), Marcia Matanga serves as the community wellness coordinator, spearheading initiatives that enhance the skills of individuals with disabilities and foster a sense of community, understanding, and celebration of diversity.  “We also enhance the skills of persons with disabilities,Continue Reading

Coming around last year was a TikTok trend different than what one may expect from a social media outlet. It’s called silent walking, where one puts away all their technology, primarily their phone when going for a walk. No texting, no music, no podcasts. Only the sounds of your surroundingsContinue Reading

As we enter February, Mental Health Awareness Month, it’s important that we recognize the mental health struggles many Canadians face every day. Despite a very mild winter across the country – with the exception of a few particularly cold and snowy weeks – many Canadians are facing a familiar foe:Continue Reading

According to a study published in Lancet Psychiatry, cannabis use early in life impacts the later diagnosis of psychosis among vulnerable individuals.  Chronic cannabis use more than twice per week is claimed to be consistently associated with the onset of various mental health disorders, while use more frequently than twice perContinue Reading In the dynamic world of health care, Dr. Kerenjeet Sandu stands out as a passionate advocate for community well-being, especially in the context of substance addiction in the Asian community. In this insightful interview, Dr. Sandu shares her journey and sheds light on the multifaceted aspects of addiction, emphasizingContinue Reading In the tapestry of Rita Chahal’s life, woven with the threads of resilience and determination, lies a narrative that transcends borders and cultures. As the executive director of the Mood Disorders Association, Rita brings a wealth of personal experiences and a fervent commitment to destigmatizing mental health within immigrantContinue Reading