December 18, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Half a dozen doctors’ diagnoses didn’t do it: In the eyes of Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Norman Traversy says, his mental trauma’s all in his head.
September 25, 2015 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Ontario’s announcement this week that it plans to sell certain kinds of beer in select grocery stores starting three months from now came as good news to some, but it also raised public health alarm bells.
December 4, 2014 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
More Ontarians are reporting mental anguish and almost a quarter million have considered killing themselves in the past 12 months, according to a report from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
November 7, 2014 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
The woman Ryan picked up at a secluded bus stop on a rainy night in Ottawa will probably never know how close she came to death, or that she was the reason the stranger who offered a ride ultimately sought help.
September 30, 2014 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Global News
Luka Magnotta has said he killed and dismembered Chinese student Jun Lin, but is seeking a designation of NCR – not criminally responsible.
If Magnotta is found not criminally responsible it would mean a mental disorder was behind his actions. Instead of going to prison, he would go to a forensic hospital where he’s kept and treated for however long it takes until the illness is abated and he’s no longer a danger to the public (or himself).