Cruz: Lost boy meets self-righteousness

  Following the horrific murder in Florida President Trump spoke to the lost children. No one else did. Kudos to him for stating a fact that seems not to be well known. Our children need better mental  health care and our communities must step up.  “I want to...

Alcoholism, drug addiction and the iPad

I recently visited with a family and watched as one of the children had a meltdown over the iPad. This was no ordinary meltdown. The begging, the pleading, the crying, the screaming, the cajoling, to use the iPad reminded me of people who are in rehab for alcoholism...

Mental illness:Dead Vets and Hanging Children

  We are failing in our care of those with mental illness. How do I know? Because we continue to read about dead vets and hanging children. A continuing Globe and Mail investigation has uncovered that “at least 70 soldiers and veterans died by suicide after...