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[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7XVXkapKbM[/embedyt] For those living with a mental disorder, the Holiday season can be very difficult and overwhelming. Celebration, socialization, eating, drinking, partying, cheerfulness, exchanging gifts and ‘making merry’ throughout the month of December, has become a tradition and also an expectation. Sadly, the holiday season is also a major

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Medicated and Motivated – NOT!!!!!! Questioning the abusive practice of chemical restraint by Leah Bisiani MHLthSc., RN1., Dementia Consultant

Reprinted with kind permission Elder abuse is one of the vilest indicators of ageist discrimination within our current civilization. Whilst the concealed ignominy of elder abuse has grown in visibility, it remains an area that is poorly examined and rarely resolved. Chemical restraint, one of the manifestations of elder abuse

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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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Gaming Disorder in Children and Teenagers

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a-RIc-5OY0[/embedyt] There is a new form of addiction that is affecting children and teenagers in droves. It is considered more addictive and challenging than alcohol and cigarette smoking. It is called gaming disorder. Whilst this addiction is not yet identified as a mental disorder in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and

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