In Canada, counselors treat mental illness with social media

Social media has allowed us to broadcast more thoughts to more people than ever before. This has helped break down taboos. However, some persist. Mental illness is one. Vancouver’s coming Mental Health Camp is hoping to address this with a one-day conference focused on using social media to help the 20 percent of Canadians who experience mental illness at some time in their lives and all Canadians who are affected indirectly by it through family, friends, and colleagues. The belief, reports the Vancouver…

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