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#FrameofMind – Youth and Suicide #worldsuicidepreventionday

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Huffington Post Canada has published a series titled Frame of Mind. The series aims to "raise awareness and spark a conversation by speaking directly to teens who are going through a tough time, as well as [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00 September 10th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , |Comments Off on #FrameofMind – Youth and Suicide #worldsuicidepreventionday

Rules for Calling Trump Crazy: 1. Don’t

Tweets courtesy of Anne Theriault. 1. A few things about calling Donald Trump or his followers "crazy" or remotely diagnosing him with a mental illness. First off: don't. — Anne Thériault (@anne_theriault) August 4, 2016 2. It is ableist, and it&# [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00 August 5th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: |Comments Off on Rules for Calling Trump Crazy: 1. Don’t

Please Do Not Tweet #DiagnoseTrump

The hashtag #DiagnoseTrump has been getting attention on Twitter but not the way California congresswoman Karen Bass intended it to. Bass launched a petition calling for a mental health examination of Donald Trump using the hashtag: #DiagnoseTrump. [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: |Comments Off on Please Do Not Tweet #DiagnoseTrump

Bereaved Parents by Leah Parsons

The following post was written by Rehtaeh's mom, Leah Parsons. As the days turn to weeks and the months turn to years parents who lost their children are forever in a fog like state about time. Writing down the word "years" makes me hesitate because [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:47+00:00 May 28th, 2016|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

World Suicide Prevention Day – 2015

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. I can stare at the screen all day and still not know what to say. Suicide is empty. It's a giant hole in the hearts of everyone who ever cared for you. It hurts. Please - if you need to talk reach out. If you're [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on World Suicide Prevention Day – 2015

Youth in mental health crisis

Last night the hashtag #helplily appeared on my feed. A 14 year old girl's family tried to get her admitted to the IWK Children's Hospital in Halifax for mental health related issues. According to a family friend she was refused entry. Halifax police [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:04+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Youth in mental health crisis

A Perspective on Suicide

A powerful perspective on suicide from the authors of Eat, Think, & Be Merry. [su_quote cite="Shawna Morrissey"]For Jay, suicide was not a choice to die, but rather an expression of the deepest human desire to survive.[/su_quote] [su_note note_color= [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:07+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Categories: Suicide|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A Perspective on Suicide
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