Resources

Below you’ll find helpful resources for getting educated about mental health, coping, recovery, real stories, and more. Use the “On this Page” section to navigate to different sections of the page.

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Lived Experiences

Managing and maintaining our mental health and well-being is a continuous journey. Finding balance may seem relatively easy for some, while others encounter more setbacks and difficulties. These are the stories of those who have struggled with their mental well-being and have found ways to positively cope with past trauma, life changes, or other challenges that have impacted their mental health.

We hope these stories will help you, your family, or your friends. Some of these experiences might remind you of stories from your own experience. If you have a Lived Experience you’d like to share, please contact us!

Jack’s Story and interview

Jack’s story begins in Montreal, where he was sent for work in advertising. Jack looked forward to living in a new place that might offer new adventures.  He found an apartment to rent, and after a week Jack settled in nicely. Jack found the Montreal night life very attractive.  Night after night was spent dancing and partying with friends for hours at a time.

My Success Story

I’d like to share my story with those who may or may not relate.  Hopefully, it will help someone through a difficult time. I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was 7 years old.  The medication I was put on made me feel like I was in a daze.  When I was taken off the medication, my body looked for a replacement...

Video Resources

The journey through mental health and well-being is one many of us traverse. Some move through life with ease, others encounter roadblocks or stray from their desired path.