Tag Archives: mental health

Sometimes, cellphone ‘addiction’ is just a need to connect

By Neha Lobana In a recent study conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, data revealed that one in five young adults show “problematic” use of electronic devices. Researchers discovered that 19 per cent of young adults aged 18 to 29 experience moderate to severe problematic use of electronic devices, including smartphones, laptops,

Treating adult mental illness, where challenges often arrive by age 25

Meaghan Wray Life Reporter According to Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, more than 75 per cent of adult mental illness surfaces before the age of 25. ‘What’s up,’ an East Metro Youth Services (EMYS) program established in 2011, is a no-cost, no-wait walk-in mental health counselling service. Previously geared towards children, youth and