In mid-July, my psychiatrist broke bad news to me like a bad joke: “So, did you talk to your family doctor yet?” “….About what?” “Getting a new psychiatrist.” “WHAT!?”
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Almost everyone is living like this tree. Breath is our primary form of nourishment, but we don't breathe well. Water and food fuel everything we do inside and out, but we generally eat poorly and addictively.
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Today we are publishing the final report from our year-long Inquiry into the future of mental health services.
via Mental Health Foundation News http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/our-news/news-archive/2013-news-archive/130923-FOHMS/
NIMH’s Jay Giedd discusses brain scan research with Alan Alda in the two-episode PBS documentary “Brains on Trial.”
via NIMH | Recent Updates http://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/science-news/2013/jay-giedd-on-pbs-documentary-brains-on-trial.shtml?utm_source=rss_readers&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss_summary
A prominent Canadian school, Western University, published a comic in last Friday’s Western Gazette that was upsetting to students and community members alike.
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Statistics Canada just released the results of the Canadian Community Health Survey: Mental Health 2012. It is clear from the survey results that mental health care needs continue to go unmet for Canadians.
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Here are a few awesome things on my list: 1. Cheesecake for breakfast :) 2. Putting your bare feet in moccasins or boots with faux fur in them. 3. Burning incense and candles. 4. Driving in the country on a hot day.
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I came across this image on one of my favourite blogs, called For You. So many of us worry. And some of us even worry excessively. Today, whether you have an anxiety disorder or you’re just a worry wart, I want you to try doing something different.
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