Entries by Michael Cranwell

Adam Carter: Cold Calling Badge of Life Canada

My name is Adam Carter; I started my policing career with a large police agency in Ontario in 1998 and spent my first five years working uniform patrol in four different divisions, where I also served as a Bicycle Patrol Officer. I then spent 13 years working out of Traffic Services as a Breath Technician, […]

Tyler Andrew: Today

Today I realized its September…. I’ve now been off work, a career I love… for two years… twenty four months since I’ve been a part of a community I love to serve. This time last year… I was hospitalized. My mental health team was trying to find the right diet of pills, therapy and rest. […]

Michael: Better Together with Trillium Health Partners

After years of suffering from anxiety and depression, Michael had a severe panic attack that temporarily blinded him. He reached out for help, and our hospital reached back with treatment through our Mental Health Urgent Response Service. Watch how his treatment helped Michael learn new ways of caring for himself so he was able to enjoy life again.


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Philip Sheldon: There is Strength in Numbers

Peloton: In a road bicycle race, the peloton (from French, originally meaning ‘platoon’) is the main group or pack of riders. Riders in a group save energy by riding close (drafting or slipstreaming) near (particularly behind) other riders. To define the word, it exemplifies my life over the last 4 years. Before this time, mental illness was something that wasn’t part […]