Transforming Mental Health and Addiction Treatment in Canada

– Canada has a big problem with addiction and mental health. About one in five families is affected by this. – We estimate that about eight to 9% of all Canadians will develop post traumatic stress disorder over the course of their lifetimes. – We know that about one in ten people suffer from addictions or substance abuse. The truth […]

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What is Critical Illness Policy?

I wouldn’t live comfortably without any of it! I wouldn’t drive my car if I didn’t have car insurance; I wouldn’t go and like skydive if I didn’t have health insurance. H,i my name is Taayla Mark with an Engrace Financial Solutions. Thank you so much for joining us! We are doing Street Smarts with Taayla. Today we are going […]

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Clara Hughes Talks Mental Health on Strombo: FULL INTERVIEW

Sports Announcer: They come to the line.It is Clara Hughes of Canada, gold!George:Clara Hughes, the only Canadian athletein history to win medals in boththe winter and summer Olympic Games.It’s a phenomenal achievement, especially when you considerthat Clara was once on trackfor a very different kind of life.Growing up in Winnipeg she was a bit of a wild teen:drugs, skipping school, […]

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Why we choose suicide | Mark Henick | TEDxToronto

Translator: Robert Deliman Reviewer: Denise RQ I was barely a teenager the first time I tried to kill myself. If I knew then what I know now, well, it probably wouldn’t have changed very much. And it probably wouldn’t have changed very much because sometimes it doesn’t matter what you know, what you feel just takes over. And there’s so […]

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Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU

Translator: MARIA TIAKA Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m fat. Wow, I’m fat. She’s only nineteen years old, what am I doing with my life? Hey! Two likes! Nice. Do I like this photo? Does she really need more likes? I hope I’m going to be invited to the wedding. One more like, nice! Welcome to the internal monologue of […]

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Feminism, A Victim Mentality Disorder – TFF Episode 29

I’ve been asked on more than one occasion to comment on how white western feminists typically focus intensively on what would seem to a reasonable person the most trivial cases of “sexism” such as so-called workplace sexual harassment while remaining silent about—or even justifying—overt abuses if the victimizers are not white men, a case in point being the years-long complicity […]

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The Hell of Chronic Illness | Sita Gaia | TEDxStanleyPark

Translator: Katie Poole Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Did you know that one in three individuals suffers from at least one chronic health issue? If that’s not you, then it’s either the person in the seat to your left or your right. A chronic illness is an illness that persists for longer than three months, and there is no cure […]

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The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness | John Nieuwenburg | TEDxStanleyPark

Reviewer: Leonardo Silva On the morning of May 25, 2011, I attempted suicide by tying a rope into a hangman’s noose, putting it around my neck, and then jumping from a log much like the one you see in this photo. Obviously, something went wrong, and I survived. Later someone told me I was lucky, but that’s not what I […]

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The Link Between Neoliberalism, Perfectionism, and Mental Health Disorders

GREG WILPERT: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Gregory Wilpert coming to you from Quito, Ecuador. A recent report from the World Health Organization indicates that depression and anxiety disorders worldwide are at an all-time high. It seems, though, that most of the increases in mental disorders have happened in so-called “First World” countries such as Europe and the […]

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Brittney Smaila – Dating Mental Illness

I’ve seen too many articles detailing just why dating someone with a mental illness is a good idea As I’m reading these articles all I’m reading is romanticized pain Glorified illness trust me you do not want to date my mental illness For the first months of our relationship, I will seem perfect I will be just aloof enough, strangely […]

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