MoodGYM – An Exercise For Your Mind

Choi Chung, RPh, BScPharm Mental health diagnoses are becoming more prevalent than ever before. Unfortunately, trying to afford or even access mental health services has never been so difficult. Recently, there’s been some new studies investigating online mental health service platforms such as MoodGYM®, and the results are quite interesting. What is MoodGYM®? MoodGYM® is just one…

Depression: Part 2 – Management of Depression

David Poon, BSc. Immunology and Infection, PharmD Candidate Depression Last week, we discussed the symptoms of depression, how to screen for depression, and important helplines in times of crisis. This week, we talk about common methods for treating depression. Although there are many, one common misconception is that when someone is diagnosed with depression, they must…

Talking about Mental Health and Dispelling the Stigma – A call to action #BellLetsTalk

Aaron Chy, BSc, BSc Pharm/PharmD. Candidate Mental Vs. Physical Health Let’s face it, nobody wants to feel sick. Whenever we feel unwell we’re always quick to look for a solution; we seek out medical advice, purchase medications, and maybe take a few days off work. We take time, rest and generally do everything we can…