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Blog #41 Tourette’s Syndrome in Children and Teenagers

  Imagine what it must be like having a disorder where you suddenly start barking or spitting for no reason, you repeat phrases such a ‘shut up” over and over again, your lip twitches, your head jerks, your mimic another person’s words, you grunt, you groan over and over again. 

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Alcohol Consumption During COVID

During times of stress, people often reach for alcohol. A substance long-relied upon for social relief, celebratory occasions, and for pleasure, it is also used as an escape mechanism, or to cope with difficult times, tiring days, or distressing situations. The latter scenarios are played out in all pockets of

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Engage Educate Empower episode 5 with Michael Giresi

Mike Giresi, Director of Clinical Development at Family First Adolescent Services Mike found his passion for helping others through his own journey of healing and recovery. He started his career in the mental health field working with adult clients who suffered from complex trauma and PTSD, as well as chemical

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Dementia and the I word

Dementia Aware: what you need to know about managing incontinence in the person with dementia   One of the many challenges that people with dementia face as the dementia progresses, is the loss of ability to control urination and bowel movements (incontinence).   It is estimated that approximately 60 to

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