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See what we're doing to generate awareness about mental health disorders in Ontario!

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We are committed to establishing support groups in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph area!

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

From WebMD: Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), formerly considered a type ofanxiety disorder, is now regarded as a unique condition. It is a potentially disabling illness that traps people in endless cycles of repetitive thoughts and behaviors. People with OCD are plagued by recurring and distressing thoughts, fears, or images (obsessions) they cannot control. The anxiety (nervousness)

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Schizophrenia

From WebMD: Schizophrenia is a serious brain disorder that distorts the way a person thinks, acts, expresses emotions, perceives reality, and relates to others. People with schizophrenia — the most chronic and disabling of the major mental illnesses — often have problems functioning in society, at work, at school, and in relationships. Schizophrenia can leave

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

From WebMD: What Is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is among only a few mental illnesses that are triggered by a disturbing outside event, unlike other psychiatric disorders such as clinical depression. Many people experience individual traumatic events ranging from car and airplane accidents to sexual assault and domestic violence.

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Anxiety

From WebMD:   There are several types of anxiety disorders including panic disorder,social anxiety disorder, specific phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder. Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. Many people feel anxious, or nervous, when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision.Anxiety disorders,

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Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder is a serious mental illness that has features of two different conditions, schizophrenia and an affective (mood) disorder, either major depressionor bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia is a brain disorder that distorts the way a person thinks, acts, expresses emotions, perceives reality, and relates to others. Depression is an illness that is marked by feelings of sadness, worthlessness, or

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Manic Depression (Bipolar Affective Disorder)

Background Manic depression is commonly referred to as bipolar disorder. It is a major affective disorder, or mood disorder, characterized by dramatic mood swings. When in a manic state, it causes sleeplessness, sometimes for days, along with hallucinations, psychosis, grandiose delusions, and/or paranoia. Bipolar disorder is defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally

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