Depression, or major depressive disorder, is a serious mood disorder that can affect a person’s emotional, physical and mental well-being. It is one of the most common mental illnesses in Canada. Risk factors for depression may include biology, personality, life experiences, environment and physical health problems. Depression can affect anyone; however, more women are affected by depression than men. This page contains documents and resources related to depression.
PHO Grand Rounds: Pathways to Resilience: Nine Ways Families, Schools, and Communities Nurture a Child’s Well-being
Based on material from his two most recent books, Change Your World: The Science of Resilience and the True Path to Success and I Still Love You: Nine Things Troubled Kids Need From Their Parents, as well as case examples from his clinical practice and his research, Dr. Ungar shares what parents and professionals have taught him about why a supportive environment is essential to improving young people’s resilience.