Woori Maum Toronto is a Korean Canadian community organization based in Toronto, Ontario. Our aim is to reduce mental illness stigma and to enhance mental health and wellbeing. Source: Information — Woori Maum We have adapted the Fred Victor (prev. CRCT) booklet, Navigating Mental Health Services in Toronto: A Guide for Newcomer Communities, to specifically address […]
Lost in Translation: Mental Health of Newcomers – New Canadian Media An interview with Dr. Jaswant Guzder on issues of access to mental health care for immigrants and refugees and the importance of interpreters. Includes discussion of suicide, psychosis, depression, and cultural consultation. Lost in Translation: Mental Health of Newcomers – New Canadian Media – […]
Ontario steps in to fund health care for refugees. OTTAWA — A year and a half after the federal government cut health funding for many refugees, Ontario has begun to pick up the slack, something that comes as a relief to members of Ottawa’s refugee community. Ontario steps in to fund health care for refugees.
The CBC speaks with Dr. Cécile Rousseau about psychiatry’s move toward integrating culture in training and psychiatric practices. Listen here for a fascinating dialogue about how this important aspect of identity is impacting the Canadian mental health context. Dr. Rousseau is a professor in the Division of Social and Transcultural Psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal where she directs the Transcultural Child […]