Mental health problems and drug use seem to go together…Kids with ADHD, ODD and Conduct Disorder are more likely to use drugs, sniff glue or gasoline.
Teens and young adults with poorly managed or misdiagnosed PTSD, Depression, Bulimia, Schizophrenia have an increased risk of abusing alcohol, pain meds, marijuana….
Alert: Anyone, with a mental illness who uses/abuses substances is on a slippery slope to death 😞
#depression #PTSD #suicide
‘Dementia Aware…what you need to know’ about financial, legal & health care planning In B.C., approximately 70,000 people have dementia, and sadly, this number will only continue to grow as the proportion of seniors in B.C. population increases over the next 10 to 15 years. Here in the Okanagan, we