Although the cause of Carrie Fisher's death was reportedly a massive heart attack, one could say that she actually died of bipolar disorder.
Youth mental health
This page features info from Sunnybrook’s division of youth psychiatry
Misconceptions about bipolar disorder can be harmful. If one thinks bipolar disorder in teens doesn’t exist, one won’t recognize the symptoms
Where do you start? What resources are available? And how can you be sure you are getting the care you need for yourself or a loved one?
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a recurrent and severe mood disorder that affects 1-5% of Canadian teens. The disorder...
The signs and symptoms of a mood disorder such as depression — and where to get help.
Many adults with bipolar disorder have children, and many of those children demonstrate some form of psychiatric symptoms including anxiety and...
Families struggle to find mental health resources for their children. Keep looking. There are services that can make a life-saving difference.
The most important thing parents can do to support their child at university/college: keep open lines of communication and a non-judgmental stance.
It's estimated 2 million Canadian youth are impacted by mental health and addictions, yet only 1 in 5 receive specialized treatment.
The Family Navigation Project offers the expertise of navigators that personally guide families to the mental-health help and resources they need.