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Ontario government invests $140M for mental health services - Toronto
Ontario government invests $140M for mental health services – Toronto

TORONTO – Ontario is earmarking $140 million over three years for mental health and addictions services, including investments in psychotherapy and supportive housing. The Liberal government says that’s in addition to $3.7 billion that the province put toward those services in 2015-16. READ MORE: How has media coverage of mental health issues evolved in recent years? Health Minister Eric Hoskins used…

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MDMA will be approved to aid therapy for PTSD suffers by 2021: research group
MDMA will be approved to aid therapy for PTSD suffers by 2021: research group

For the first time in decades, Canadian researchers are probing the potential of a psychedelic drug – ecstasy – for use in psychotherapy in a clinical trial approved by Health Canada. The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), is investigating the use of MDMA, the pure form of the party drug ecstasy, to assist therapy sessions for people with treatment-resistant…

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