Tag: Mental Illness

  • Standing up to Depression

    Standing up to Depression

    Brandon Rudd is a born comedian, but it took him over half of his life to dive into his passion: improv. Brandon suffered from a lifelong struggle with depression and he got into improv because it helps him to stay balanced.

  • Turning trash into cash generates jobs

    Turning trash into cash generates jobs

    Just a few weeks ago, Dan Smith was surviving off nothing but his monthly $850 Canada Pension Plan cheque and donations from the London Food Bank. The 65-year-old London native had been unemployed for a year. Then Impact Junk Solutions took a chance on him. “It has been pretty rough getting through (it),” he said.…