Our latest version of Reach Out, aimed at post-secondary youth. Get factual about mental health!
As a researcher who records people having conversations, I hear people say a lot of wacky things. But one thing that I hear, in the news, in blogs, from people’s mouths, really makes me cringe.
It hasn’t been more than thirty minutes since I last looked back, and waved goodbye. I finished my tour of anxiety through security, looked back to you, and waved. You immediately waved back. I could see the excitement in you tha
My name is Alicia Raimundo and I am a Mental Health Superhero.
You may be asking yourself, what is a mental health superhero? And why does this girl get to be one?
Over the past two years, the CYCC Network has blended research with experiential knowledge on seven different topics, in order to figure out what works for organizations and individuals working with children and youth in challengi
(This blog was originally published at http://daisiesandbruises.com/2015/02/15/six-reasons-stopped-cutting/ )
Brent Seal is founder of Seal Wellness, a social enterprise that helps students, entrepreneurs and young professionals overcome challenges and become high performers through consulting, coaching and speaking and his Signature training program ‘High Performance Wellness’. Brent was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2007 and since then has graduated from his 2010 SFU Business class as Valedictorian, shared his story across Canada and gotten heavy into adventures, having run a number of ultramarathons and taken part in mountaineering objectives around North America.
(This blog was originally published at http://daisiesandbruises.com/2014/12/11/healthination-true-champion-video-depression/ )
Only anxious people understand what it’s like to feel the angst when anxiety attacks. Being told to “calm down” is annoying. Meeting people is not fun. A delay in someone accepting your Facebook friendship means they don’t like you.
At 15-years-old, I overdosed on painkillers and ended up in the hospital for my first – and only – suicide attempt vis a vis a cry for help. I remember being relieved to get therapy out of the ordeal, but almost as soon as we had returned from the hospital, the fear of shame was instilled in me. My parents warned me not to tell anyone that I was struggling with depression. I certainly shouldn’t let anyone know why I was really in the hospital because I would be judged.