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Somatoform Disorder in Children and Teenagers

Somatization is the occurrence of one or more physical complaints for which appropriate medical evaluation reveals no explanatory physical pathology or pathophysiologic mechanism. In somatoform disorder (also known as somatic symptom disorder), children/teenagers have an exceptionally intense response to physical symptoms they have, think excessively about the symptoms, overuse medical

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 Each year several people are faced with the reality of living with a mental illness. That is why the month of May is designed to encourage people to talk about a subject that often has a stigma attached to it, so those who need help can get help. On

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“I love Kelowna” Podcast with Luke Menkes and Tracey Maxfield

Since the release of her book, Escaping the Rabbit Hole: my journey through depression, Tracey Maxfield has become a staunch advocate for Mental Illness and Mental Health Awareness and Bullying and completed the course, Bringing Mental Health to Schools. She has met with teenagers ages 11 to 15 years to talk about

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Addiction Treatment Resources for Firefighters & EMTs

Firefighters & EMTs alike have a physically, emotionally, and psychologically challenging occupation. As a consequence, a notable percentage of these professionals face the prospect of substance use disorder or alcoholism. Fortunately, there are some effective resources available to firefighters or EMTs who want to overcome addiction. The Challenging Professional Lives

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Dating Abuse/Violence in Teenagers

February is National Teen Dating Abuse/Violence Awareness month. Dating abuse is a controlling behaviour in which the girl/boyfriend uses to gain control over his/her partner. Teen dating violence (TDV) affects millions of teenagers globally and is a type of intimate partner violence that can happen in person and/or electronically e.g.

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