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“I tried to commit suicide at 16…”

Graham Moore won Best Adapted Screenplay for "The Imitation Game" at Sunday's Oscars, and he used the win to give a powerful speech about suicide awareness and depression. "I tried to commit suicide at 16 and now I'm standing here," he said. "I would [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:09+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Suicide|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on “I tried to commit suicide at 16…”

Time to Talk – Media, Youth and Mental Health

University of King’s College School of Journalism 2014 Joseph Howe Symposium Time to Talk – Media, Youth and Mental Health Saturday, October 25, 2014 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 6350 Coburg Road Alumni Hall, New Academic Building Organized in association with [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:12+00:00 October 12th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Time to Talk – Media, Youth and Mental Health

How to Survive the Death of Your Child

This information comes from this wikiHow article. It is available under a Creative Commons License. I want to post it because it has been tremendously helpful to me. [su_divider top="no"] How to Survive the Death of Your Child 
 The death of a child [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:12+00:00 September 14th, 2014|Categories: Suicide|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Survive the Death of Your Child

We Need to Talk About Suicide

[su_divider top="no"] In death, Robin Williams will never know the tributes many, many people paid him. He was an incredibly popular man, loved by millions and adored by fans the world over. His humour touched our lives for decades. He will also neve [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:12+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health, Suicide|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Trauma Informed Care at the IWK

Yesterday afternoon Leah Parsons and I had the pleasure to speak via teleconference with Dr. Jana Davidson and Dr. Connie Coniglio regarding todays release of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addiction Services in the Halifax Regional Munic [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:22+00:00 December 11th, 2013|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

Review of IWK and Capital Health Policies to Begin

PRESS RELEASE: Premier's Office June 25, 2013 12:50 PM The province has appointed an independent and nationally recognized expert to review the IWK Health Centre and Capital Health mental health and addictions programs, services, and policies as they [...]

2013-06-25T16:52:58+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , |Comments Off on Review of IWK and Capital Health Policies to Begin

The Perils of Indifference

In a way, to be indifferent to that suffering is what makes the human being inhuman. Indifference, after all, is more dangerous than anger and hatred. Anger can at times be creative. One writes a great poem, a great symphony. One does something speci [...]

2013-06-10T22:24:24+00:00 June 10th, 2013|Categories: Cyberbullying, Rehtaeh Parsons, Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Perils of Indifference
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