OPINION: Social workers often face impossible tasks (not just in Nova Scotia…across Canada)

ALEC STRATFORD Published January 12, 2018 – 5:30pm The Chronicle Herald printed a front-page story on Jan. 4 about a Family Court judge who dismissed

OHRC report strongly links mental illness to poverty, unemployment

OHRC report strongly links mental illness to poverty, unemployment Those who suffer from mental illness or addiction are much more likely to be poor, unemployed

The social determinants of health . . . understanding how health is shaped

Everything—from our income and neighbourhoods to our jobs and education—affects our health. Michael Hingston explains their influence: We may want to have a better job,

Let’s Address Community Issues (such as FASD) By Addressing The Social Determinants of Health

The primary factors that shape the health of Canadians are not medical treatments or lifestyle choices but rather the living conditions they experience. These conditions