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Canada needs more psychiatrists

August 8, 2018, TORONTO, ON—A new Coalition of Ontario Psychiatrists report urges the provincial government to offer initiatives to encourage medical students to choose psychiatry as a specialty. The report warns of a looming mental health crisis as a large number of practicing psychiatrists approach retirement age.

Bishop in Ghana dreaming big

August 4, 2018, WA, Ghana—Bishop Richard Kuuia Baawobr’s parish provides comfort to homeless individuals with mental health challenges. Now he plans to build a local treatment center and produce a radio show to counter stigma in a country where many with psychiatric conditions are abandoned or abused by their families.

New Zealand targets young adults

July 23, 2018, AUCKLAND, New Zealand—The New Zealand government announced a multimillion-dollar pilot project

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