Elisabeth Briere Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Mental Health

$4.7M to support new mental health research projects

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Montreal – It’s estimated that one in three people in Canada will experience a mental health illness in their lifetime. These illnesses have a devastating effect on people and their families. Recent scientific advances are improving our understanding of the underlying causes of serious mental illnesses such as depression and schizophrenia. This knowledge will guide the development of more effective treatments. …

Mental confusion can be early symptom of Covid

Mental illnesses linked to Covid-19

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California – A new study shows people with a history of certain mental illnesses may be at a higher risk of Covid-19 infections after being vaccinated. The study, done by University of California San Francisco, looked at data from 263,697 fully vaccinated patients. They accessed health care from the US Departments of Veterans Affairs between February 2020 and November 2021. …