We Need An Honest Discussion

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day. The initiative encourages conversation around the issues surrounding mental health. If we really want to address mental health, we need to be honest about the harm abortion does to women, men and families! According to the Deveber Institute, abortion raises risk of mental health problems. Their website states: In the largest study of its kind researchers have concluded that women having abortions experience an 81% increased risk of mental health problems. Published in the prestigious British Journal of Psychiatry, it also found almost 10% of all mental health problems are shown to be directly linked to abortion. Separate effects were calculated based on the type of mental health outcome [...]

We Need An Honest Discussion2014-02-26T08:50:28-05:00

Let’s Talk…

The Bell Let's Talk initiative launched today is focused on raising awareness and encouraging dialogue about mental health. This is a good thing! Talking about mental health is the first step in making a difference in the lives of all Canadians.  If we are serious about removing the stigma surrounding mental health, we must also be serious about talking about what can contribute to mental health issues. We know that abortion harms harms mental health for both women and men. This is not to say that everyone who suffers from mental health issues has had or been involved in abortion but research has indicated that those who have been involved in abortions are at risk of severe mental health [...]

Let’s Talk…2013-04-29T11:03:39-04:00
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