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  • Help people before they hit rock-bottom, woman says

    “I found (the crisis line) very awkward and unhelpful,” said Burton. “Any time I’ve called I was given the impression it was a call centre-type ...

  • Making it easier

    On top of that, the number of people seeking services has increased by more than 2,000 referrals over last year.“We acknowledge navigation is ...

  • Mom says system is failing kids

    The mother of two teenagers doesn’t want her real name used in order to protect the privacy of her children.Jane said just before that episode, ...

  • UPDATE: New mental health program will enhance service

    “Training is something we do anyway. This is what you might call, an enhanced initiative with Bell Aliant Pioneers, who have come forward and ...

  • Husband lost to depression

    She told The Telegram this week it all started last summer when he cheated on her and began overspending — both characteristics he had never ...

  • Depression can be a dark place

    At times the 46-year-old has managed to avoid it. Other times, he’s fallen through. “I think everybody knows what depression and anxiety is, but ...

  • Department says it’s addressing need for services

    “There is no question we are seeing more and more demand, and in response to that we’re spending $100 million annually,” she said. “We’ve got ...

  • Family crippled by depression

    “That’s my son. He’s two,” she says, beaming with pride. Tucker is on maternity leave from her teaching career. But at a time that should be ...

  • Abuse hurts the whole family

    Const. Suzanne FitzGerald told The Telegram recently, during an interview for a series of stories on domestic homicides, that a study in ...

  • Eastern Health must respond to request for information

    Newfoundland Supreme Court Justice Robert Hall has given Eastern Health 30 days to respond to a subpoena filed by the Association of Registered ...