Find information on anxiety disorders, which afflict victims with excessive and unrealistic feelings that interfere with their lives.
Find information on different types of eating disorders, which involve a serious disturbance in eating behaviour and great concern over body size and shape.
Link to information on various mental health problems and disorders, such as substance abuse, suicide and schizophrenia.
Learn about the roles of government in addressing mental health issues and access program information and reports on mental health.
Read about mental illnesses in this report, which includes a detailed explanation of what they are, data on prevalence, and information on causes.
Learn about mood disorders, which include major depression, bipolar disorder and dysthymia.
Learn about personality disorders, in which victim behaviours deviate from the expectations of society.
Read about schizophrenia, a brain disease that results in symptoms of mixed-up thoughts, delusions, hallucinations and/or bizarre behaviour.
The term STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection) is now commonly used in the place of STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease). STI is more encompassing, including infections that may be asymptomatic. The term STI is used more frequently on this site but please note that the term STD may still be used in some links and earlier publications.
In Canada some of the highest rates and increase in STIs are in young people ages 15 to 24. If you are having sex, or thinking about having sex, you need to know how to avoid sexually transmitted infections.
Access a concise list of warning signs for suicidal behaviour as well as other information on suicide.