The Glengarry News

mental health

Former MP's aide speaks out

publisher Jun 26, 2018 - 2:54pm

Paul Wernick, a former executive assistant to Glengarry-Prescott-Russell MP Francis Drouin, has spoken out about the need for a culture change on Parliament Hill, telling CBC that pressure led him to try to take his own life on two occasions.

The 26-year-old's mental health deteriorated after working 60-hour to 70-hour weeks.

For more, see the CBC story here.

Let's talk

publisher Jan 25, 2018 - 10:32am

Join the conversation. That is the invitation Dr. Suzanne Filion is extending in preparation for Bell Let’s Talk Day 2018, which is set for Wednesday, January 31.

One of the experts on the Let’s Talk team, the Alexandria psychologist is urging everyone to join the dialogue that is leading the world in confronting the stigma around mental illness and sharing ideas to move mental health forward. More details in the January 24 edition of The News.