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Erin Anderssen

Erin Anderssen

Erin Anderssen writes about mental health, social policy and family issues. She is a five-time National Newspaper Award winner, and the co-author of New Canada, a book about young Canadians based on a Globe and Mail series.
 

Latest articles
Sex and the smartphone: Can we talk about what your teenager is up to?
‘I wouldn’t touch it’: Iconic Nova Scotia tourist town suffers the stench, foul waters of Lunenburg Harbour
Some people think they drive better after a joint. The science says otherwise. Here are the facts on driving high
Girls more negatively affected by social media than boys: survey
Seniors have too much house. Millennials have none. And a business model is born
Cannabis and the adolescent brain: What science knows, and doesn’t know Subscriber content
Right whale sightings prompt temporary closing of East Coast fishing areas
MENTAL HEALTH
Rethinking therapy: How 45 questions can revolutionize mental health care in Canada
Ontario Liberals offer government-funded child care ahead of election
Ottawa rules out banning, monitoring sexual relationships between MPs, staff members
THE CANADIAN PRESS
SEXUAL HARASSMENT
‘Little sexism notebook’ sparks debate in Europe and beyond
THE COMPASSION DEFICIT
Compassion, a defining feature of humanity, is at a deficit. How can we change that?
The Globe and Mail
Analysis
Most mental-health patients don’t get timely psychiatric care in Ontario, study finds
For The Globe and Mail
After #MeToo, is there still a place for a hug or cheek kiss at work?
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Quebec to spend $35-million a year on psychotherapy program
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Sexual harassment commonplace for women on Parliament Hill, MPs say
REUTERS