Mental Health Around the World: A Snapshot

A look at reform, innovation and shortcomings in mental health from six countries across the globe By: Sam Mathers, News Editor Afghanistan According to the World Health Organization, facilities that are specific to mental health care services are “few and far between.” While mental health Read More …

“Siri, I’m Feeling Depressed”

Can artificial intelligence replace mental health care professionals? By: Alyssa Parking, Contributor Apple recently announced they are working to make Siri better at responding to consumer’s mental health issues. People have been increasingly turning to Siri for mental health advice as artificial intelligence evolves. Dianna Read More …

“Cute but Psycho” and Mental Illness as a Fashion Trend 

The ongoing inappropriate costume debate and why it shouldn’t be limited to October 31st  By Savanah Tillberg, Arts and Culture Editor Every year around this time, the discussion surrounding inappropriate Halloween costumes resurfaces. This topic generally involves the level of sexual exploitation in female costumes Read More …

Levelling the Playing Field

The role of accommodations in academia By: Hillary Jones, Contributor Lakehead, like all other universities and businesses in Ontario, is required to comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you’ve had a job in Ontario at any point in your life, Read More …