mental illness

Naked bungee jumpers fundraise for mental health

Participants in the fundraiser climbed a steep metal staircase wearing, if anything, a towel. They then walked along thick wooden planks to a waiting area where they derobed and a…

Learning how to learn to drive

Navigating the roads of life and the obstacles of mental illness To me, life feels like driving a car. Cars are complex systems, but deceptively so. The individual skills needed…

It’s time for Hollywood to split with mental illness stereotypes

True horror lies in lived experience of the mentally ill, not cinematic sensationalism This article originally appeared in The Fulcrum, the University of Ottawa’s student newspaper, on Feb. 2. OTTAWA—To…