Tag Archives: Social Determinants of Health

The Effects of Stigma on Accessing Mental Health Care

There are many perks to living in a city like Toronto, a drive down to Young and Dundas for shopping and a movie, a few blocks up to Young and Bloor for some delicious Shawarma, or Front and Jarvis St. for some grocery shopping at St. Lawrence Market. I feel confident in saying that you can find practically anything in this city. Continue reading The Effects of Stigma on Accessing Mental Health Care

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Economic Security as a Health Issue: The 4 Lessons we learned in what’s working!

Small group session at Community Works!
Small group session at Community Works!

Written by the Community Works! working group members from Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services. Community Works! is an interdisciplinary team made up of staff (nurse, settlement worker, youth worker, health promoter and research coordinator) and community members that work collectively to find ways to tackle these economic security issues through public education and informing public policy.
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